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1

Context?

Abdication speech
Giving up the throne to be with American Divorcee, Wallis Simpson

2

What year was the speech delivered?

1936

3

Mode?

Public speech-spoken
Most likely written and rehearsed first

4

Which medium was it delivered?

Radio broadcast

5

What does his brother have that he doesn't?

A happy home and family

6

What proclamation does the speech end with?

God Save The King

7

What is used to focus end of speech?

Anaphora

8

What is used at the end to end on an optimistic tone?

A triplet

9

Wallis Simpson is never what?

Explicitly referred to

10

The short paragraphs commonly start with?

Temporal phrases

11

How does King Edward address the audience?

Direct address to British public

12

What register is being used?

Moderate- so British public can understand and don't feel like they're being talked down to

13

Has semantics of?

Monarchy
Britain
Love
Family