This study guide will help you analyze the 9/11 Address to the Nation by George W. Bush. We will show you examples of elements in the text that will be relevant for your analysis. In these notes, we will focus on summary, analysis, topic, speaker, audience, language, modes of persuasion, circumstances, and intention.
Presentation of the speech
Title: “9/11 Address to the Nation”
Speaker: George W. Bush
Where: Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C.
When: 11th of September, 2011, after the terrorist attacks against the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., which happened the same day.
George Walker Bush (b. 1946) was the 43rd President of the United States. He also served as a Governor of Texas before being elected President. When he delivered this speech, he was in the first year of his first term as President.
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