Churchill: Reading and rhetoric analysis to raise morale

At a time where feelings were fraught and morale was so desperately needed, Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of Great Britain delivered his iconic 'We shall fight on the beaches' speech in Parliament, not quite knowing how his use of rhetoric would be received. In this lesson, we will examine the opening of his speech, and consider how he used quite an unusual way of motivating his audience. Did it pay off?

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