Barack Obama and the Rhetoric of Hope by Mark S. Ferrara PDF

By Mark S. Ferrara

ISBN-10: 0786467932

ISBN-13: 9780786467938

The ancient and literary antecedents of the President's crusade rhetoric will be traced to the utopian traditions of the Western global. The "rhetoric of desire" is a kind of political discourse characterised by means of a forward-looking imaginative and prescient of social growth caused by way of collective attempt and adherence to shared values (including self-discipline, temperance, a robust paintings ethic, self-reliance and repair to the community).

through combining his personal own tale (as the biracial son of a white mom from Kansas and a black father from Kenya) with nationwide mythologies just like the American Dream, Obama creates a character that embodies the ethical values and cultural mythos of his implied viewers. In doing so, he attracts upon the Classical international, Judeo-Christianity, the eu Enlightenment, the U.S. structure and invoice of Rights, the presidencies of Jefferson, Lincoln, and FDR, slave narratives, the Black church, the civil rights move or even renowned culture.

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