This study guide will help you analyze Barack Obama's election victory speech from 2012. 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, forms of appeal, circumstances and intention. We will also help you with commenting and putting the speech in perspective.
Presentation of the speech
Title: “Barack Obama's 2012 Victory Speech”
Speaker: Barack Obama
Where: McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
When: 7th of November, 2012, right after Obama won the 2012 election in the US.
Barack Obama (b. 1961) is an African-American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States between 2009 and 2017. The 2012 election victory speech was delivered after he won the presidential elections for his second term.
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