Persuasive Speech Example

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Persuasive Speech: Australian Films

1. Define Australian Films
* What they’re
* How they’re unique/iconic for….
* History of
* Box office success- past, current films
* Significant Australian actors- contribution to Australian Film Industry * Quotes/references

2. Define Australian identity and culture
* Practical, inventive, fair go etc
* Language use, important historical events/people that have shaped us (ANZACs, Ned Kelly etc) * Beach, outback, war, deserts, reef, modern-urban setting * Begin to tie in your chosen film- true representation of Australian Culture * Need to decide on your persuasive angle here (showcase Australia, remember our past, depict Australians at present etc) * Quotes/references

3. Plot outline (brief) and setting- true representation of Australian culture…or what Australian culture once was * Quotes/references

4. Characters discussion
* Discuss key characters
* It is through the character of……………..that we learn………….. * The character ……………..informs global viewers that Australia is a country that……….. * Larrikins, bravery, loyalty, mate ship, resourcefulness, patience, defiance

5. Themes
* It’s best to base your discussions around characters and key scenes from the film * Through this character or this key scene, Australia is represented as a proud nation that…. * Family, love, racism, pride, betrayal, bravery etc

6. Film techniques
* Photomontage/Illustrations
* Mise-en-scene
* Shot types/camera angles etc
* Tie all of these discussions back to true representations of Australian culture (beliefs, attitudes, values, people, setting/locations, language use) * In the film, ‘………’ many low shots are utilized in order to depict that………… * Photomontages are employed by the director to suggest that………….

7. Conclusion
* Without a doubt the film, ‘………………….’ represents Australian culture truthfully and...
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