You were asked to present a short analysis regarding a demagogue According to the Houghton Mifflin Dictionary, here is the definition: NOUN:
1. A leader who obtains power by means of impassioned appeals to the emotions and prejudices of the populace.
1. A leader of the common people in ancient times.
TRANSITIVE VERB: dem·a·gogued, also dem·a·goged dem·a·gogu·ing, dem·a·go·ging dem·a·gogues, dem·a·goges
Usage Problem To speak about (an issue, for example) in the manner of a demagogue.
I am referring in this assignment to definition #1. Pick one demagogue and a speech he/she has made. Select a clip from YouTube or another source that shows the demagogue in action. Analyze what makes his or her speech effective or ineffective and the rhetorical strategies the demagogue used to get his points across. Evaluate the relative use of ethos, logos, and pathos in his speech. Be specific and add examples from the speech to support your main points. No quotes, please—put your thoughts in your own words. Due in class as a presentation on the designated date..