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Unit Overview: Rhetoric: Motivate: Churchill & Gandhi

For next step we recommend the unit: Rhetoric: Writing rhetoric.

For next step we recommend the unit: Rhetoric: Introduction to rhetoric.

Lessons:

5 lessons

Churchill: Reading and structural analysis of rhetoric

In this lesson, we will explore how Churchill's use of rhetoric motivated the masses. We will consider how Churchill attempted to convince his audience to remain strong, despite the many hardships of war, using language to recognise the achievement of the British troops. We will examine the pivotal moments of Churchill's speech to consider to what extent his speech was successful rhetoric in action.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 32m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Gandhi: Reading and analysis of rhetoric for motivation

In this lesson, we will learn about Mohandas Gandhi, a peaceful protestor who believed all living things should be equal. We will think about how his reputation as a peacemaker is emphasised within his speech and how this may have influenced his audience. We will explore how Gandhi used the leading principles of Ahimsa to deliver his incredible Quit India speech, and how his use of language changed Indian history.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 30m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript