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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Rhetoric and motivation: Churchill

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Q1.What is an appositive?

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Q2.Winston Churchill did this when he left the Conservatives to join the Liberals:

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Q3.Churchill's speech was made just after the famous evacuation at:

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Q4.ignominious means:

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Q5.Using language, Churchill:

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Q6.Churchill doesn't motivate within the opening because he needs to:

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Quiz:

Rhetoric and motivation: Churchill

Complete the questions below:

Q1.What is an appositive?

1/6

Q2.Winston Churchill did this when he left the Conservatives to join the Liberals:

2/6

Q3.Churchill's speech was made just after the famous evacuation at:

3/6

Q4.ignominious means:

4/6

Q5.Using language, Churchill:

5/6

Q6.Churchill doesn't motivate within the opening because he needs to:

6/6

Lesson summary: Churchill: Reading and rhetoric analysis to raise morale

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