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    skill because I was always too nervous to move. Luckily, I have improved on my public speaking apprehension, so from now on I should be able to focus on improving my nonverbal delivery skills. Overall, communication class has helped me improve as a public speaker, which will be greatly beneficial in the years to come. During this past semester, I have improved my organizing skills, my topic selection skills, and my public speaking apprehension. I am thankful that I had the opportunity to…

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    What things should a speaker do before getting ready to present a speech? He or she should first, be prepared and know the information that you have written in your speech. You should practice the speech and be familiar with how you are going to choose to present it. Make sure that when you are writing the speech that you go ahead an put some of your personal experiences inside the speech, this way the audience will feel more involved on a personal level. Being prepared for the speech will also…

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    Final Self Evaluation Establishing Ethos is one of the most important aspects of giving a speech. The audience’s perception of a speaker, is very important to their understanding and comprehension of one’s speech. In this public speaking course, I believe I have done a decent job in achieving positive ethos. Every time I delivered a speech I made sure to make eye contact with every member of the audience. This is good in establishing a positive ethos as it allowed me to make a personal…

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    a child who reminisces about his or her father’s life. The speaker thinks back on his or her father’s work, his hobbies, and his education in this poignant tribute. With the author’s use of metaphors, similes, and alliteration, the poem emerges as a cautionary tale to show the impact of industrialization. With an extensive use of metaphors, Wagoner emphasizes the environment the father works in each day. To begin with, the speaker describes his father’s workplace as an “open hearth” (line…

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    of Jane’s death instead of a romantic relationship. Before reading the poem, we can tell who the speaker is. It is stated under the title, (My student, thrown by a horse) making a reference that the speaker is the teacher. The first line of the first stanza, “I remember…

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    realizes the love that the father bestowed upon him, but too light, still the lines of the poem depicts the appreciation and admiration that the child The speaker in the poem describes the personality of…

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    literally. Every body part has a room to correlate to. Throughout Savannah Brown’s “real estate,” the speaker continuously describes herself by comparing herself to a home. The speaker begins the poem describing the type of home she is. She says, “i am my own / i have built myself a one bedroom / single bed home in my bones” (1-3). Clearly, a one bedroom, single bed home means that it is only her, the speaker, who is in control, therefore she only needs one bedroom and a single bed. Point in…

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    KiKi Petrosino’s Fort Red Border speaks volumes as both a creative outlook on the imagined relationship between the speaker, an Italian African-American and her beloved Robert Redford, an iconic American actor. With her unique perspective on the world in which she lives, Kiki takes her readers on a fantasy between the natural and unnatural, and the real and unreal; questioning the validity of everyday life. Fort Red Border also explores the ideologies behind class, ethnicity, and inheritance,…

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    contrasts with the images used in the final two lines of the first stanza. The speaker states the ground was “consecrated” by the juices of the blackberries. They were made holy and sacred by the same juices which made the speaker a criminal. This is a contradiction that persists throughout every stanza of the entire poem. Purity and innocence are conflated with shame and guilt in order to portray the complex emotions that the speaker feels about his situation as an African American boy – a…

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    Giuseppe The Deliverer

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    in order to hide some of the guilt the speaker's uncle feels over his part in the events the poem relays. In contrast, The Deliverer's startling honesty and lack of romanticism paint the themes and events in the poem as truthful and real, with the speaker facing the implication of events head on, as opposed to Giuseppe where they're trying to be hidden. The beginning of Giuseppe places the reader in "Sicily in World War Two", with Ford crafting the situation of "the only captive mermaid" and…

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