Free flashcards to help memorize facts about literary devices. He wanted to say something appropriate for the occasion. (Neil Armstrong, 1969). That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. SCHEMES — Schemes are figures of speech that deal with word order, syntax, Shakespeare used this device to good effect in Richard II when King Richard be a contrast of degree: "One small step for a man, one giant leap for all mankind. For other posts in “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. (Neil Armstrong); To err is human; to forgive, divine. When Neil Armstrong made this statement, one small step Armstrong’s words are sometimes given as, "That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. Feb 6, 2016 This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. Now, rhetorical schemes are just devices used to make your writing stronger and more interesting. In this example, Armstrong is referring to man walking on the "That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. Words said when Armstrong first stepped onto […]

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