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Unit on Speeches

Speeches/Rhetorical Devices

What should listeners notice first in a speech? What should they notice next Content; important points
What must a speaker provide to convince listeners? Arguments
Which type of argument shows cause and effect? Causation
What argument appeals to the listeners' minds? Which appeals to their hearts? Logical; emoitional
Which argument is it if you use opinions and speeches from a professional? Appeal to authority
This argument focuses on comparisons between two things that are generally unlike. Analogy
When you repeat the same word order (syntax) and sentence structure, you are using... Parellelism
"We must hew out of the mountain of our despair a stone of hope" This is a... Metaphor
Word choices that create a specific reaction from the audience is... Diction or "loaded words" or tone
"Let freedom ring from..." "Let freedom ring from..." is an example of... Repetition
Thesis first, reasons follow Deductive
Reasons first, thesis follows Inductive
What non-verbal technique gives clues about a speakers feelings? Facial expressions
How does a speaker stress certain words or phrases? Emphasis or volume
Why does a speaker pause after making an important point? So it can soak in
Why is enunciation important in a speech? So you can understand the speaker
What are the 4 types of speech structure that speakers use to organize their information? Problem/Solution Compare/Contrast Sequential Cause/Effect
Critique Review of a piece of literature containing positive and negative opinions
Summary Retelling the main points
Paraphrase Retelling in your own words
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