Stant Grant's Speech Analysis

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Stant Grant’s speech, in response to the racial discrimination in Australia appeals to the audience on an emotional wavelength, in order to do this he applies personal anecdotes as a technique to aid his aim. Racism has always been a reoccurring problem from when European settlers first arrived in Australia in 1788. Policies emerged such as the assimilation of aboriginal children into non-aboriginal families came about and is now known as the ‘Stolen Generation. Stan Grant, a man who stood up for his fellow Aboriginals, stated “But my people die young in this country - we died 10 years younger than average Australians - and we are far from free”. During the segregation of Aboriginal kids, many were treated as slaves and given poor treatment