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  1. Sep 2016
    1. We can make this journey as friends, and as neighbors, and as family -- together.  Si se puede.  Muchas gracias. 

      Obama wraps up his speech with emotional appeal. He shows his willingness to come together as one in english and then says something similar in Spanish. " Si se puede" means " yes we can", showing the belief that although it may be difficult at first it is the willingness to unite as one that will bring us together.

    2. I’m not saying this is easy.

      Obama makes this phrase short and to the point in order to show the importance.

    3. Look at Papito Valladeres

      Here Obama creates parallelism between this sentence and the previous sentence. Obama is appealing to the Cubans and showing his knowledge,despite the differences, of everything Cubans have been able to accomplish.