Rhetorical Analysis Of Billy Collins Commencement Speech
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The commencement of Choate Rosemary Hall, a private college-preparatory school, invited Billy Collins, a distinguished professor of City University of New York and State University of New York, to speak to all the faculty, student, and their relatives on June 3, 2001. He uses some poems and his life experience to give advices to the audience at the commencement. This speech is transcribed into a written article for anyone who wants to read and get his advice. I’m going to discuss the purpose of this article and the genre of commencement address on the writing aspect.
Billy Collins’ intention of this speech was to give real tips for graduates before they enter their college life. Because he is not faculty of Choate Rosemary Hall, he design this