The On The Ocean Liner And How It 's Faults Affect The Current Laws Of Today

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The Importance of the “unsinkable” Titanic in Today’s society

Topic: General information about the ocean liner and how it’s faults affect the current laws of today

General Purpose: To inform the audience about how Titanic has impacted their lives and society today as we know it

Thesis Statement: The “unsinkable” RMS Titanic and everything we know about it today have been valuable in sea travel, especially in lifeboats, radio control, and ice patrol.

Organizational pattern: topical


Attention Getter: It is the morning of April 15, 1912, 28 degrees fahrenheit, and you are just feet away from going down into the freezing waters of the Atlantic ocean. Imagine that. Yes, we can imagine that, but can we really IMAGINE that. I don’t believe we can fully understand how abhorrent that would be, unless we actually experienced that. Not only the physiological aspect of it, but the emotional as well. Having to split up from your wife and children because there are not enough lifeboats. Watching the man, you seen having dinner with the evening before, suffer from hypothermic shock from the cold waters and temperatures. This is only a brief personal account of what I imagine that unfateful night being like.

Specific Purpose: Today, I would like to give you a little information about the Titanic and how our knowledge of it has shaped today’s society as we know it.

Audience Relevance: As I have previously mentioned, everyone in this classroom has been somehow…

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