" We just thought, “My God! We get to sit under our desks and eat cottage cheese!” And that’s what I remember about it. And that was a tremendous test of this country’s fabric and this country has had many tests before that and after that." (5)
Stewart uses his real life experience to spread hope to everyone that everything will be okay and that our country will come out stronger. He also tries to give a little bit of light into people's lives after all the darkness they find themselves in after this tragedy by explaining his anecdote to everyone and by stating that our country has been able to come out of many tests like these before which will motivate his audience a bit more.
Stewart's purpose is to give hope to everyone by spreading a bit of humor to everyone and while stating our country will become stronger and that every citizen needs to unite while taking action to create a more positive world.
The reason I don’t despair is that. . . this attack happened. It’s not a dream. But the aftermath of it, the recovery, is a dream realized. And that is Martin Luther King’s dream.
" The reason I don’t despair is that. . . this attack happened. It’s not a dream. But the aftermath of it, the recovery, is a dream realized. And that is Martin Luther King’s dream." (6)
Comfort Each Other
Speak About Situation
Figure out Solution
Realize There's a Problem
Stewart quotes MLK's dream speech to express how our nation will recover when every citizen unites to create a solution and create change in our nation. That will be the true recovery.
"I Have a Dream.."
Stewart argues that our country will become stronger after this tragic event and that what truly matters is how people decide to take action and create a more positive and stronger world because that is the real dream.