Abortion: A Rhetorical Analysis

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Demographics are used to find out information about someone’s characteristics. They can include gender, age, race, sexual orientation, educational level, and ideological or religious views. Most of this information can be found through formal surveys, with open-ended and closed-ended questions. Open-ended questions are questions that do have limitations, while closed-ended questions have multiple choices. These things can help a speaker connect with the audience by relating to them. The controversial topic I would chose to speak about would be the topic of abortion: should it be legal? I am pro-choice, and that would reflect throughout my speech. In addition, I am an eighteen year-old female, which makes an impact on the speech. Being pro-choice, female, and young, I would connect with other audience members with the same demographics. I would not connect with audience members that were male, older, and conservative. To find out what audience would be most beneficial I would use demographics. An age that would be most beneficial for an abortion speech would be anywhere from eighteen …show more content…
This talk would most likely not informative to the sexual orientation of lesbians because they most likely will not have to deal with an unexpected pregnancy. Straight or bi-sexual women would gain information and be interested from learning about abortions. Bi-sexual women would be a fifty-fifty, but could benefit from it. Race, in this situation, would be open to any race, because all races have babies. Religious beliefs would play an important because of the views of conception. Some religions believe that life begins at birth and others believe it begins at conception. Someone who believes that life begins at birth would benefit rather than those who believe it begins at conception. These demographics would help pick those who would appreciate the speech the

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