Inaugural Address of Barack Obama
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... Address of Barack Obama, an Analysis
“The time has come to reaffirm our enduring spirit, to choose our better history, to carry forward that precious gift, that noble idea, passed on from generation to generation: the God-given promise that all are equal, all are free, and all deserve a chance to pursue their full measure of happiness.”—Barack Obama1
This is the creed that pretty much represented the bulk of Obama’s inaugural address last year both in content and in the structure of his speech. It was the interplay of using emotionally charged words to appeal to human sentiments and logic; of using historical facts and current situation of the country to reaffirm these sentiments and find common g...