Skin Cancer

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  • Topic: Ultraviolet, Sunscreen, Sunburn
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  • Published : February 16, 2006
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Topic: Use sunscreen to prevent skin cancer.
Audience Analysis: My audience is 20-25 college students. I assume they know that tanning is harmful to your health, but don't care because they don't see any harmful effects yet. They need to know what they can do to potentially protect themselves. Evaluating Constraints: The challenges my audience presents to me are that many are pretty girls. I will assume enjoy having a glowing tan and looking healthy. I will overcome with shocking and statistics of skin cancer, as will I scare them with graphic photos. Evaluating Opportunities: I will be speaking to a very intelligent audience. They obviously care about their future since they are furthering their education in college. I am sure these students care about their bodies and their healthy for the future. They would all like to be able to live life to their fullest extent. Means: I will use documents and statistics mostly. I will be using categorical speech pattern. My supporting material will be graphic photos of skin cancer patients, as well as the various types of sunscreen. Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to wear sunscreen in order to prevent skin cancer. Thesis: Wearing sunscreen will protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun and help in preventing skin cancer.

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Attention Getter: How many of your would enjoy nasty lesions and colored spots on your skin; Spending way too much time with doctors in hospitals, and losing your hair while having to endure chemotherapy and radiation. Influence the audience to view the speaker favorably: I may not be prone to skin cancer because it's not in my family history, I have dark hair and a dark complexion, but I have always been apprehensive of the sun and its harmful effects. Thesis: Wearing sunscreen will protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun and help in preventing skin cancer. Influence the audience to view the topic favorably: I have two friends who both lost their mothers to...
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