In this section, we will summarize the main points of our analysis of Barack Obama’s speech on reclaiming the American Dream.
The main topic of Barack Obama’s speech is the importance of reclaiming the American Dream.
The audience of Obama’s speech is represented by the people present in the conference room at Bettendorf, Iowa. Because the speech was televised, it also reached the entire American nation.
The circumstances surrounding Barack Obama’s speech are related to his presidential campaign. Obama announced his candidacy for the presidency of the US on February 2007. After that, he travelled across the US, participated in debates and rallies and presented his political agenda as part of the campaign.
Obama’s main intention is to show the audience the importance of reclaiming the American Dream, while hopefully gaining their support in the election to come. Furthermore, Obama intends to present some of the most important points in his presidential agenda.
You can find the full analysis of the speech on the following pages of the study guide.