Winston Churchill | Critical Essay by Michael J. Hostetler

This literature criticism consists of approximately 25 pages of analysis & critique of Winston Churchill.
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Critical Essay by Michael J. Hostetler

SOURCE: “The Enigmatic Ends of Rhetoric: Churchill's Fulton Address as Great Art and Failed Persuasion,” in Quarterly Journal of Speech, Vol. 83, No. 4, November 1997, pp. 416-28.

In the following essay, Hostetler explicates Churchill's “Sinews of Peace” speech.

March 5, 1996, marked the fiftieth anniversary of one of the definitive speeches of the twentieth century, Winston Churchill's address at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. Fraser J. Harbutt claims that as a “creative work of art,” the speech provided “true and instant illumination” by giving “first authoritative public utterance to many of the leading political and ideological themes of the coming Cold War.” In addition, it was “a brilliant exercise in political prophecy” (183-184). According to Lynn B. Hinds...

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