The Speaker

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  • Being A Public Speaker

    I consider myself to be a poor public speaker based on my past public speaking experiences. From freezing up when reciting a poem in front of a huge crowd during an assembly to messing up on the Pledge of Allegiance during the Memorial Day ceremony, I have a lot to learn. 
 One thing that I need to keep in mind is to be concerned with information honesty. There were numerous times when I didn 't tell my audience the truth or even dragged on a speech because I didn 't research the topic completely. I didn’t bother to look for more citations besides online articles on the first page on the search results. When I needed actual quotations, I often created false quotes with fake monikers. Looking back at my previous speeches, I was blatantly unethical…

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  • Great Speech: The Making Of Great Public Speaker

    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…

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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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  • Medusa And The Laboratory Analysis

    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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  • An Analysis Of Dana Levin's 'Among The Living'

    recognition to a woman so deep within her own human experience that she fails to follow learned protocols--something that incites judgment and discomfort from those around her, as witnessing such a scene disturbs those existing on a subdued emotional plane. In a cafe, or perhaps a diner, the speaker witnesses the strange curiosity of a young woman failing to follow the protocols of ordering…

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  • Literary Analysis Of Ode To The West Wind

    The overall metaphor in this poem is the representation of a prayer to God by the wind. Shelly personifies the wind. The wind comes and goes. The wind brings new beginnings and takes away the old and aged. The wind is a very important part of this poem, but one must look closer to realize what the wind actually symbolizes. The speaker wishes for the wind to come in and comfort him in lines 52 – 54. “As thus with thee in prayer in my sore need. Oh, lift me as a wave, a leaf, a cloud! I fall upon…

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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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  • Comedy Skit

    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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  • Interpretation Of Death And Death In When I Have Fears

    nihilistic, as the final image is of the speaker watching love and fame leave him and become nothing. Part of this rejection in meaning stems from the way Keats presents death in this specific poem. How the speaker feels about death in “When I have Fears” differs greatly from, “Ode to a Nightingale.” Instead of the speaker being “half in love with easeful Death” the speaker resents death as it means the end of his sizable ambitions. However, while there is the sense of a great loss in the final…

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