The Speaker

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  • Great Public Speaker Analysis

    The Making of Great Public Speaker On my thirteenth birthday my parents had given me a ticket to see my all time favorite female athlete. She was going to talk about her life and the journey she took to become successful. At thirteen years old, I felt like I had just received a Nobel Prize. On the day of the talk, I sat front row, and I was ready to become inspired and motivated to becoming a successful athlete. Instead, the speaker walked out with a piece of crinkled paper. I was drowned into boredom. The speaker went on and on about absolutely nothing. I left that auditorium that day not only disappointed but also motivated. I was motivated to never become her, to never stand in front of an audience and put them to sleep. Public speaking…

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  • Foreignness In Orson Scott Card's Speaker For The Dead

    it comes to human beings, the only type of cause that matters is final cause, the purpose. What a person had in mind. Once you understand what people really want, you can't hate them anymore. You can fear them, but you can't hate them, because you can always find the same desires in your own heart” (271). In Orson Scott Card’s, Speaker for the Dead, we are met yet again with Ender Wiggin, on a foreign planet, with foreign people, a new foreign alien species, and one he has carried with him for…

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  • Those Winter Sundays Literary Devices

    his father’s good deeds sooner. One of the more commonly used literary element in the poem “Those Winter Sundays” is imagery. The author uses imagery to emphasize the regrets that the speaker has about his father. In the first stanza the speaker talks about how the father worked hard for his family. The speaker starts off by pointing out that his father went out into the “blueblack cold.” “Blueblack” creates an image of darkness. This shows that it was still early in the morning, which means it…

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  • Comparing Jealousy In Medusa And The Laboratory

    portrays the speaker as deceptive and bent on revenge. As the speaker observes the poison being made she “(gazes) thro’ …. faint smokes curling whitely”. The first image…

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  • The Road Poem Annotations

    The poem opens introducing a long and dark street. The speaker walks through the street clumsily, stumbling around due to the darkness. He hears his feet on the stones and the leaves, but also hears someone else behind him. The person behind him is doing everything the speaker is doing, but when the speaker turns around, there is no one there. The speaker can’t see or make out anything, only his footsteps. He follows the endless street around its endless corners, and says that no one…

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  • Social Norm Analysis: Among The Living By Dana Levin

    When we feel that we--or our world--is falling apart, we sometimes fail to comply with social norms. When under stress or in anguished circumstances, we are often unable to uphold societally conditioned and accepted practices. “Among the Living” by Dana Levin presents a scene and brief exchange in which a bystander comes forth and offers validation and recognition to a woman so deep within her own human experience that she fails to follow learned protocols--something that incites judgment and…

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  • Theme Of Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening

    the theme of suicide. While analyzing the text, in the first stanza, the speaker in the ballad, locates us to where…

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  • The Rose Did Caper Poem Analysis

    Tuckahoe, Congressman, Cuff” (11), but they are all uniformly green grass. Moreover, these lines also express the idea of equality since the same grass will grow “among black folks as among white” (10). Thus, these lines express the ideas of uniformity and equality. The grass in this poem symbolizes various ideas that the speaker gradually explores, one of which being the idea of equality and uniformity. Men from all walks of life, black or white, young or old, when dead, will all equally…

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  • Comedy Skits

    attention is a hard to receive and laughter gets attention. There is so many apps, websites, and games that demand everyone’s attention. It is now crucial to have some form of entertainment to compete with all the other internet madness. Comedy would also open doors to a wider audience than just a typical speech because who doesn’t love a good laugh and an interesting form of giving knowledge! The other side of the coin is of course giving a speech. This is only effective if the speaker knows…

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  • On Death Without Exaggeration By Wislawa Szymborska Analysis

    The Weakness of Death “On Death, Without Exaggeration” by Wislawa Szymborska is an observation of Death by a third party. The speaker is discussing how little power Death has in a life. Many people feel that death is omnipotent and they have no power over this. The speaker is using evidence seen over many years to show the reader that Death is not an all powerful entity. Death is the same awkward truth in life just like it was when the world first began. Szymborska uses persona, personification,…

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