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Teaching Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech (1950)

Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech (1950)

Author William Faulkner gave this speech in 1950 when there was a great deal of fear about the potential for nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union. He used his Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech to address some of these fears and reach out to the next generation of writers.

William Faulkner
The Nobel Foundation


How does the speaker use rhetoric to try to inspire the next generation of authors?


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