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Barack Obama

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Amber Lyons

on 20 January 2016

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Transcript of Barack Obama

Presenter: Amber Lyons
Group: 16C
Candidate: Barack Obama
Thesis: The Barack Obama campaign uses bandwagon, plain folks, and glittering generalities to prove that he is the right fit for America.
Glittering Generalities
Why choose hope?
The designer of the poster, Shepard Fairey, explained his thought process behind the poster as "there were a lot of people who were digging Obama but they didn't have any way to symbolically show their support. Once there was an image that represented their support for Obama" (Arnon). The poster symbolizes the support and hopes for this country with Obama as President.
Works Cited
Arnon, Ben. "How the Obama "Hope" Poster Reached a Tipping Point and Became a Cultural Phenomenon: An Interview With the Artist Shepard Fairey." Huffington Post. N.p., 13 Nov. 2008. Web. 20 Jan. 2016.
Some important facts
The thesis formula is: _______ uses _______ , _______ and _____ to prove that ________.

Do NOT showing favoritism or disgust for your candidate.
Only present the facts.
Use 3rd person POV
Barack Obama
The act of referring to words
or ideas that evoke a positive
emotional response from an
audience. Virtue words are
often used.
Glittering Generalities
Hope is a word that can be linked to trust. The Obama campaign used the word hope, in the hopes, that people would associate him with someone they
could put their
trust into.
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