The purpose of this project is to examine the rhetoric in Jacinda Ardern’s commemorative speech held in Christchurch in New Zealand after the terrorist attacks performed on the 15th of March 2019. Along with this we seek to understand how good rhetoric can be defined in simi-lar situations. In order to achieve this knowledge, we compare Jacinda Ardern’s speech to other heads of state and their responses to similar attacks. This will be examined through an analysis and discussion which will be supplemented by a broad range of theories by scholars such as Jonas Gabrielsen & Tanja J. Christiansen, Marie L. Klujeff & Hanne Roer, Lis Garbers & Sten Høgel, Lloyd Bitzer, Richard E. Vatz, Aristotle, Stephen Toulmin and Jens E. Kjeldsen. By doing this, we have concluded that whether the rhetoric can be characterized as good depends on the rhetor’s ability to adapt to the circumstances in the given situation.
|Uddannelser||Kommunikation, (Bachelor/kandidatuddannelse) Basis|
|Udgivelsesdato||20 dec. 2019|
|Vejledere||Leif Becker Jensen|