This study guide will help you analyze President Barack Obama's remarks on Trayvon Martin. We will show you examples of elements in the text that will be relevant for your analysis. In these notes, we will focus on main topics, speaker, audience, language, modes of persuasion, circumstances and intention.
Presentation of the speech
Title: “Remarks by the President on Trayvon Martin”
Speaker: Barack Obama
Where: The James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the White House
When: July 19th, 2013. Six day after the man who shot Trayvon Martin was acquitted of murder.
Barack Obama (b. 1961) is an American politician who was the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He was the first African-American to hold the office of President of the United States, and during his presidency he focused on issues such as affordable healthcare, gun control, and education.
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