"Ceremonial Speeches" Essays and Research Papers

Ceremonial Speeches

tool to navigate the world. Through the power of rhetoric we have an incredible resource for communication and creation’. They are a call to action, to overcome injustices and to address enduring issues of intolerance and unity. With many of the speeches it is apparent that it is the speaker, a visionary and exemplary leader, who can sense as a source of inspiration to the audience. Kyi’s keynote address to the Women’s conference in 1995 establishes kairos and ethos in the exordium by stressing the...

21st century, Aung San Suu Kyi, Gamal Abdel Nasser 1634  Words | 5  Pages

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Comparative Critical Review on Will Farrell’s “Class Day Speech” and “Commencement Address at Washington University in St. Louis” Given by Dr. Steven Chu

But the idea it is trying to portray is by all means the main column of the building. Moreover, the idea should be highly relevant to the audience because a column not placed appropriately can never hold its weight. Based on the same topic, give speeches to enlighten graduated students, Dr. Chu delivered a much more formal speech that is highly relevant to students, but quite hackneyed inside. In comparison, the casual and informal, but meaningful speech, given by Will Ferrell, is weakly related...

Audience theory, Comedy, Commencement speech 1177  Words | 3  Pages

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The Life Of Barbara Jordan

Representatives, becoming the first black woman from a Southern state to serve in the House. • Tonight you will hear an excerpt of Barbara Jordan’s 1976 Democratic Convention Keynote Address. • This speech was ranked 5th in the Top 100 American Speeches of the 20th Century. • And was considered by many historians to have been the best convention keynote speech in modern history until the 2004 keynote by Barack Obama. It was 144 year ago that members of the Democratic Party first met in...

2004 Democratic National Convention keynote address, Barack Obama, Democratic Party 747  Words | 6  Pages

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John Green's Speech

Commencement Address Some people have asked to read the commencement address I delivered this morning to the 2013 graduates of Butler University. So here it is. My own commencement speaker, who shall remain nameless, began with a lame joke about how these speeches only come in two varieties: Short and bad. This raised my expectations, and then he went onto speak for 26 minutes, so I’m just going to tell you now: 12 minutes flat, 11:45 if you don’t laugh. Congratulations to all of you here today, and I do...

Commencement speech, Form of the Good, Graduation 2067  Words | 5  Pages

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Content of Steve Jobs speech

Throughout time, speeches have been remembered by their connection to the audience:  “Ask not what you can do for your country, but what your country can do for you.”  “I have a dream…”  The message that was presented to the listeners of these two famous speeches was presented in a rhetorical manner that people could relate to and has lasted through time. In most arguments today, facts are used in support of one's claims; in this speech however, Jobs, Jobs presents only his opinion and historical...

Audience, Commencement speech, John Naughton 437  Words | 2  Pages

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Steve Jobs

provided a brief synopsis of the person’s life, let’s talk about one of his/her most famous speeches. Famous speech (click on the person’s speech and analyze it) The title of speech, where it took place, and its purpose Speaker’s verbal delivery (one or two sentences) Speaker’s nonverbal delivery (one or two sentences) Transition statement: Now that I’ve provided an overview of his/her most famous speeches, let’s talk about the impact or the effects of that speech on society. Impact or effects...

Apple II series, Apple Inc., Commencement speech 426  Words | 2  Pages

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Comparative study between commencement addresses by steve jobs and bill gates

speech; Jobs opts for a very solemn approach with few humorous departures while Gates is very liberal in his use of humor which in fact forms a very integral part of the first half of his speech. The second difference is the kind of content in the speeches; Gates shares his thoughts on inequity, the journey of his arrival at this epiphany and his thoughts on how the problem could be tackled while Jobs divulges very personal stories about his adoption, getting fired from Apple and being diagnosed with...

Applause, Audience, Audience theory 742  Words | 2  Pages

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Egyptians apply magic was treatment. When magical barriers failed, the people became vulnerable to plagues and diseases and caught infections. This led Egyptian doctors to use magic in order to heal the wounded, and cure the infected. Priests recited speeches in order to call their God and cure the patient. As it is said in Egyptian mythology, everyone who suffers can be healed. A speech commonly used during magical surgery was the one recited to be identified to the God of Knowledge Thoth, who was believed...

Ancient Egypt, Ceremonial magic, Egypt 1215  Words | 4  Pages

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back to historical, traditional, ceremonial, and ethnic dance. Partner Dancing in Art Dance at Bougival by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1882–83) Eadweard Muybridge's phenakistoscope "A Couple Waltzing" (c.1893) Dance classification and genres Main articles: List of basic dance topics and List of dances Dance categories by number of interacting dancers are mainly solo dance, partner dance and group dance. Dance is performed for various purposes like ceremonial dance, erotic dance, performance...

Ballroom dance, Ceremonial dance, Competitive dance 1100  Words | 4  Pages

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Traditional Korean Dance

functions, fans are thought to expel evil and bring prosperity. The grace of the music combined with the colorful costumes and shifting geometrical designs lead the audience to believe that they are surrounded by a garden of flowers. Salpuri (Shaman Ceremonial Dance)      A traditional folk dance. Said to have originated from the shaman’s dance to exorcise evil spirits and bad luck. A solo dancer dressed in white dances with a long white handkerchief to the distinctive salpuri rhythm from...

Ceremonial dance, Dance, Folk dance 1041  Words | 6  Pages

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Folk Dances of the Philippines

“subsub” meaning falling on head and “bali”, which means broken. Hence, the dancers appear to be lame and crooked throughout the dance. This version is originally a ritual dance of the natives of Bauan, Batangas, which is shown during fiestas as a ceremonial worship dance to the town’s icon, the holy cross. * Dance: Maglalatik Originally performed in Binan, Laguna as a mock-war dance that demonstrates a fight between the Moros and the Christians over the prized latik or coconut meat during the Spanish...

Ceremonial dance, Dance, Luzon 1372  Words | 5  Pages

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Ethnographic Research Paper for Intercultural Communication

relationships, dance tutors, who are in the higher position, always have the right to start conversations with students. They usually initiate informal conversations in break time of the dance classes and they are the only ones having the right to give mass speeches during tutorials. Although tutors have higher power to dominate in interactions, all members tend to adapt a deductive rhetorical strategy in communication. For instance, students would say s/he will not attend the next class due to some reasons...

Ceremonial dance, Communication, Dance 1513  Words | 5  Pages

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Dances of Luzon

“subsub” meaning falling on head and “bali”, which means broken. Hence, the dancers appear to be lame and crooked throughout the dance. This version is originally a ritual dance of the natives of Bauan, Batangas, which is shown during fiestas as a ceremonial worship dance to the town’s icon, the holy cross 10. * Dance : Maglalatik Originally performed in Binan, Laguna as a mock-war dance that demonstrates a fight between the Moros and the Christians over the prized latik or coconut meat during...

Ceremonial dance, Dance, Participation dance 1014  Words | 4  Pages

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Philippine Folk Dance

“subsub” meaning falling on head and “bali”, which means broken. Hence, the dancers appear to be lame and crooked throughout the dance. This version is originally a ritual dance of the natives of Bauan, Batangas, which is shown during fiestas as a ceremonial worship dance to the town’s icon, the holy cross. Kuratsa - Commonly performed during festivals in Bohol and other Visayan towns, this dance portrays a young playful couple’s attempt to get each other’s attention. It is performed in a moderate...

Ceremonial dance, Dance, Dance therapy 1908  Words | 5  Pages

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Cahokia Civilization

organization. They are thought to have taken many ritual, mythological, and ceremonial practices from their Southeastern counterparts. Many anthropologists believe that they have taken these cultural similarities from other ancient civilizations of Mexico, such as the Mayans and the Aztecs. Though despite popular belief, their development appears to have no direct links to Mesoamerica, but developed independently. Their ceremonial complex and rituals represent a major component of the religion of the...

Cahokia, Illinois, Mississippian culture 1636  Words | 3  Pages

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always listening & never talking Art of the United States: Art of the Indigenous Americas (Week 1, Part 2 of 2) Archaic Culture, West of the Mississippi-> map of Ancient America with Poverty Point, Louisiana c. 1500 BCE. Reconstruction of ceremonial enclosure, Poverty Point, Louisiana, C. 1500 BCE- Drawing of “Bird mound” at Poverty Point. bird mound rises above over 70 ft found traces and objects that suggests items were not from the plaza. Hopewell Culture; Woodland Area present day...

Cahokia, Chaco Culture National Historical Park, Illinois 745  Words | 3  Pages

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Kaymito Leaves Decoction as Antiseptic Mouthwash

predate both Islam and Christianity. Dance for them is a basic part of life, still performed essentially "for the gods." As in most ancient cultures, unlike the Muslim tribes in their midst, their dances are nonetheless closely intertwined with ceremonials, rituals, sacrifice, and life. | Anito Baylan (ah-NEEH-toh-BAHY-lahn) The Mansaka are a group in Davao for whom music and dancing remain primary sources of entertainment. Their dances are characterized by the rhythmic movement of the knees, feet...

Ceremonial dance, Dance, Dance music 7702  Words | 21  Pages

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Ethnic Dance

Tagalog words: "subsub" (falling on head) and "Bali" (broken). Sublian dancers therefore appear to be lame and crooked throughout the dance. Sublian is a ritual dance of the natives of Bauan, Batangas. It is usually performed during fiestas as a ceremonial worship dance to the town's religious icon, the holy cross.  Kuratsa - Kuratsa is usually performed during festivals in Bohol, Leyte, Samar, Iloilo and other Visayan towns. Kuratsa is a courtship dance that portrays a young couple's playful attempt...

Ceremonial dance, Dance, Dance therapy 2710  Words | 8  Pages

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Exotic Dancer

[1]Erotic dance is a major category or classification of dance forms or dance styles, where the purpose is the stimulation or arousal of erotic or sexual thoughts or actions. This compares to other major dance categories based on purpose, such as ceremonial dance, competitive dance, participation dance, performance dance and social dance. The erotic dancer's clothing is often minimal, and may be gradually decreased or eliminated altogether. In some areas of the United States, it is illegal for the...

Ceremonial dance, Dance, Erotic dance 384  Words | 2  Pages

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Folk dances

Ifugao wedding festival dance accompanied by gongs and is performed by the affluent to attain the second level of the wealthy class. Wealthy people who have performed this dance are entitled to the use of gongs at their death. Dugso Dugso is a ceremonial dance that is usually performed during important occasions like kaliga (feasts) or kaamulan (tribal gatherings) among the Manobo people in Bukidnon, Agusan and Misamis Oriental. Sayaw sa Cuyo Sayaw sa Cuyo is a mazurka danced by eight girls...

Ceremonial dance, Dance, Dance music 2170  Words | 9  Pages

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the focus of rituals in early societies was on fertility—of humans, animals, and the Earth herself. Book of Shadows The word ritual describes the order or form of a religious ceremony or any detailed procedure regularly followed. A ritual is a ceremonial set of actions usually repeated in the same way over time to produce a desired effect—union with the divine or the state of consciousness necessary to perform magick. Throughout prehistory, as rituals developed and became more complex, individuals...

Ceremonial magic, Full moon, Lunar phase 131895  Words | 391  Pages

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Classifications of Philippine Folk Dances

weather, and to mark milestones in the cycle of life. h. Apayao Courtship dance - It comes from the northernmost section of the Mountain provinces. The couple raise and wave their arms and hands like the wings of a bird in flight, and the ceremonial blanket worn by the woman is lightly wrapped around her. The man's movements resemble those of a fighting cock in the preening, strutting, and flying-off-the-ground gestures. i. Bindian - The Ibaloy who inhabit the southernmost mountain regions...

Ceremonial dance, Dance, Participation dance 3270  Words | 9  Pages

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History Finally Done Q3

needed coaxing from Sir Milo Butler to go ahead with the plan. Inside we could hear Mr. Pindling accusing the ruling United Bahamian Party of dividing some areas into political units to give their group an unfair advantage. Mr. Pindling took the Ceremonial Mace along with the Speaker’s Hour Glass and tossed it out of the window into the crowd of people below. "This is the symbol of authority, and authority on this island belongs to the people and the people are outside." said Pindling. It was an act...

Ceremonial mace, Lynden Pindling, Milo Butler 541  Words | 1  Pages

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Humanities Report

originally believed > to be an animal dance from Padua, Spain >and was known as the Padovana or the "Peacock dance" (Pavo) in Italy. It has also been said that Ferdinand Cortez>, a Spaniard invented the dance.  -> However it was actually a solemn ceremonial dance from Italy around 1508 (Pavana / Padovana-Italian). The Pavane (said to be from the Basse) along with the Basse and Round dances are of the first "social dances" in Europe. The Passamezzo (passo e mezzo) was a lighter and more lively pavane...

Ceremonial dance, Dance, Historical dance 2022  Words | 9  Pages

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Hsc Speeches

Choose two prescribed speeches and write an essay where, through close analysis of specific aspects of the speeches, you demonstrate the speeches textual integrity. We Recognise a text as possessing textual integrity when we see form, structure and language producing a unified conceptual whole. The speeches ‘Spotty-Handed Villainesses’ by Margret Atwood and ‘Faith, Hope and Reconciliation’ by Faith Bandler, represent how a combination of structure, form, language as well as exploring the human condition...

A Great Way to Care, Allusion, Audience 1183  Words | 3  Pages

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Great Speeches

Annotation of Three Great Speeches Since rhetoric is the art of effective communication, its principles can be applied to many facets of everyday life. “I am a Berliner” is the unforgettable speech that was delivered by John F. Kennedy in front of hundreds of Berliners on the balcony of City Hall in West Berlin on June 26, 1963. It was considered one of the best rhetorical speeches ever given. On May 12, 1962, General Douglas MacArthur gave his Sylvanus Thayer Award Acceptance Address...

Douglas MacArthur, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ich bin ein Berliner 1089  Words | 3  Pages

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Political Speeches

Analyzing Political Speeches as Arguments Presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney both set the stage for this year’s election at the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. While Obama relied mainly on ethos, his credibility, and Romney relied heavily on logos, statistics and logic, both men had very well-rounded speeches. They each used a mix of all three rhetorical devices to persuade the citizens with an undecided vote to take their side in the upcoming Presidential election...

Bain Capital, Barack Obama, Democratic Party 1007  Words | 3  Pages

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Speeches Essay/

possible is revealed through the development of ideas in a speech. This is seen through an intrinsic connection between reality and what can become reality, made obvious by notions presented through, rhetorical devices. This is seen in the prescribed speeches. . An intrinsic connection between reality and what can become reality is made obvious by notions presented through rhetorical devices. This is seen in Anwar Sadat's speech "Statement to the Knesset", through  a succinct presentation that remains...

Australia, Colloquialism, Indigenous Australians 1004  Words | 3  Pages

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Feminist Speeches

in your mind. A successful speaker engages the audience in a discourse, which challenges and satisfies. This is evident through three feminist speeches Keynote Address at the Beijing World Conference on Women’ by Aung San Suu Kyi, ‘Spotty-Handed Villainesses’ by Margaret Atwood and and “Faith, Hope and Reconciliation” by Faith Bandler. All these speeches depict insightful techniques that demonstrate their ability to engage their audience. Delivered through video to the Fourth World Conference...

Audience, Audience theory, Aung San 1007  Words | 3  Pages

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Chapter 9 Thinking and Intelligence Elements of cognition Concept Mental category that groups objects, relations, activities, abstractions, or qualities having common properties Basic concepts have a moderate number of instances and are easier to acquire. Prototype is an especially representative example. Proposition A meaningful unit, built of concepts, expressing a single idea Schema An integrated mental network of knowledge, beliefs, and expectations concerning a particular topic ...

Flynn effect, General intelligence factor, Intelligence 918  Words | 5  Pages

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 Carter, Drees 1 In the speeches Address to the Nation by George W. Bush and Speech to the Virginia Convention written by Patrick Henry, use pathos as their primary appeal. In the famous speech, “Speech to the Virginia Convention” Patrick Henry connects with his audience by using a literary device known as Pathos. George W. Bush also used this appeal in his speech “Address to the Nations. The use of pathos is found within the words of Patrick Henry’s Speech to the Virginia...

Al-Qaeda, American Revolution, Bill Clinton 431  Words | 2  Pages

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The Historical Value of Speeches in Thucydides

The historical value of speeches in Thucydides In writing his history as a whole, it is fair to say that Thucydides has always been praised for his relative historical accuracy, be that due to his actual presence at events, his use of eyewitness testimony or his noted checking of facts. In style Thucydides kept his narrative sections rather impersonal thereby allowing the story to unfold itself. However, to then lay bare what stood behind the narrative, the moral possibilities, the mistakes...

Cleon, History, History of the Peloponnesian War 1207  Words | 4  Pages

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Speaking: Speech and Informative Speeches

The information should be meaningful and interesting to the audience. II. Informative speeches can be classified into four types. A. Some informative speeches are about objects. 1. Speeches about objects describe something that is visible, tangible, and stable in form. a. Objects may have moving parts or be alive. b. They may include places, structures, animals, even people. 2. Speeches about objects need to be sharply focused. a. A speaker cannot convey everything...

Abstraction, Audience, Concept 1412  Words | 5  Pages

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(*) Acting Capacity # | Name | Term Began | Term Ended | President | 1 | Jose Antonio Gonzales | March 1986 | June 30, 1987 | Corazon Aquino | 2 | Rafael Alunan III | July 1, 1987 | June 30, 1989 | | 3 | Narzalina Z. Lim | July 1, 1989 | June 30, 1992 | | 4 | Vicente Carlos | July 1, 1992 | 1996 | Fidel Ramos | * | Evelyn B. Pantig | 1996 | 1996 | | 5 | Guillermina T. Gabor | May 19, 1996 | June 30, 1998 | | 6 | Gemma Cruz-Araneta | June 30, 1998 | January 20, 2001 | Joseph Estrada...

175, Corazon Aquino 521  Words | 4  Pages

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Amusement and Informative Speeches

Types of Speeches An Informative speech is one in which you provide your audience with new and/or useful information about a significant topic. Remember, your goal is “to increase an audience’s knowledge or understanding of a topic;” your job is to define, explain and clarify your topic. No overt attempts to persuade the audience should be made but you do need to show the audience why your topic is important to them—what is the topic’s significance or consequences to their lives? Basically...

Amusement, Comedy, Entertainment 587  Words | 3  Pages

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Speeches and Rhetoric: a Political Perpective

Alex Law Com 250 26 April 2012 Speeches and Rhetoric: A Political Perspective What exactly is rhetoric? How do we see it used in politics today? Rhetoric, as defined by Aristotle, is “an ability, in each particular case, to see the available means of persuasion.” (Griffin, p. 276). It is almost certain that we each use some form of rhetoric from day to day, sprinkled throughout casual conversations as we attempt to persuade each other of some not-so-important beliefs or ideas. Rhetoric,...

Aristotle, Barack Obama, Eloquence 1529  Words | 5  Pages

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Public Speaking and Entertainment Speeches

Shop cat-right Public Speaking Tips: What Is an Entertainment Speech? Posted by admin on Jul 29, 2013 in Articles | 0 comments "entertainment speech"Entertainment speeches are suitable for special events and ceremonies. Their goal is to entertain the audience while delivering a message. Unlike informative or persuasive speeches, they don’t require listeners to learn or to act. The speaker can entertain people through use of humor and/or drama. He should be gracious, relaxed, and spontaneous....

Amusement, Audience, Entertainment 525  Words | 3  Pages

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Sample Speech Asking for Donations You know those friends who are perpetually there for you? Whether you need a ride home at 2 in the morning or you’re sick and they come bring you soup, you just know you can always count on them to have your back. Well, that’s sort of like the friendship a dog brings to your life. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been gone from the house for four minutes or four hours, dogs are always ecstatic to see you again. You could throw a stick across the lawn all afternoon...

2008 singles, Future, Need 1127  Words | 3  Pages

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Maria Nina D. Dollentes BSAct 2-1 I. Introduction Good Morning everyone! I’m here today to talk to you about an extremely serious issue that society faces today, racism. Racism is the discrimination of a person because of the race that they have inherited. There are many different types of racism, like racial discrimination, ethnic jokes, racial assumptions, and harassment, but they all got a couple of things in common. All kinds of racism are despicable and create a negative and sometimes dangerous...

African American, Black people, Discrimination 1121  Words | 4  Pages

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Coal, Energy development, Nuclear fission 1260  Words | 6  Pages

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Aztec or Mixtec Ceremonial Knife

Aztec or Mixtec ceremonial knife The Spanish Conquistadors commented on the importance and the amount of sacrifice in Aztec civilization. There are many different arguments about what the role of Warfare to the Aztec is. Some historians argue it to be about capturing people for sacrifice combined with the notion to extract tribute and the expansion of their empire . Sacrifice was of huge importance, it was a socially accepted act of Mesoamerican civilizations. The reason sacrifice took place is...

Aztec, Aztec religion, Aztec Triple Alliance 1074  Words | 3  Pages

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Speech The concept of belonging is more complex than it first appears When we think about the concept of belonging, the first things that pop into our heads are acceptance, friendship, and even the most simple signs of connection and harmony. But when analyzed more closely, we find out that belonging really is more complex then it first appears. The idea of belonging being more complex than it first appears is fantastically demonstrated by the combination of techniques used in the novel 'Romulus...

Novel, Raimond Gaita, Romulus, My Father 947  Words | 3  Pages

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Speeches: Rhetoric and War

SPEECHES - 2001 The value of great speeches is that they continue to speak to us. How do they do this? In your answer, refer to at least TWO speeches. It is certainly true that the value of great speeches is that they continue to speak to us. They are admired by responders over many years and have an ability to speak to us, hence stimulating many different responses as time goes by. This value is present in speeches such as “Among us you can dwell no longer” delivered by Cicero in 63 BC in...

Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Australian War Memorial 1333  Words | 4  Pages

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Speeches Are Used to Persuade. Discuss.

Speeches are used to persuade. Discuss. The art of persuasive speaking, or rhetoric, has been practiced in the West since the fifth century BC. It traditionally deploys three key elements: ethos, being the speaker’s character, standing and credibility; logos, being the rational appeal of the speech; and pathos, being the emotional appeal. Devices typically used in effective rhetoric include: inclusive language, repetition, metaphor, imagery and historical references. Depending on the context,...

Audience theory, Aung San, Aung San Suu Kyi 1478  Words | 5  Pages

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English Essay Speeches

conventions in 1994, with the idea of increasing the dimensions of feminism. These powerful speeches use a large variety of language forms and techniques specifically pathos, ethos and logos to express their aspirations, beliefs and values. Although these speeches are studied in written form, it is clear that the rhetorical devices allow the purpose of the speech to be recognized throughout time. However, these speeches resonate with contemporary society but the strength of the message may be lost due to...

Aung San Suu Kyi, Feminism, Gender 1055  Words | 3  Pages

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Obama, the Man of Many Speeches

Obama, The Man of Many Speeches In the first 231 days since his inauguration, President Barrack Obama gave 263 speeches (“newsvine.com”). Obama certainly possesses the qualities of an amazing speaker. Some might even go as far to say that the only reason he won presidency is because of his ability to speak in such ways that people cannot help but follow him. Not only does he write most of his own speeches, but he presents them better than most as well. What makes his speeches so amazing? When did...

African American, Barack Obama, Democratic Party 1724  Words | 4  Pages

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Module C- Speeches Essay

addressed through speeches which have touched audiences. Two speeches which demonstrate the issue of achieving peace are “Keynote Address at the Beijing World Conference on Women” by Aung San Suu Kyi and “Statement to the Knesset” spoken by Anwar Sadat, President of Egypt. The context, purpose and ideas are all conveyed through varying techniques which resonate with the audience. Global peace is an issue impossible to completely eradicate. Both Suu Kyi and Sadat present their speeches with the key goal...

Anwar El Sadat, Aung San Suu Kyi, Gamal Abdel Nasser 1014  Words | 3  Pages

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Analysis of Pres. Obama's Speeches

massacre in 2007. This shooting really hurt the nation and they wanted answers. President Barack Obama then delivered three speeches following this tragedy. The first speech was only a few hours after the incident. His second speech was in Newtown, Connecticut at a prayer vigil for the community. The last speech was held in the White House concerning gun control. In the speeches, he used rhetoric to appeal to his various audiences using purpose, audience, context, logos, ethos, and pathos. Before we...

Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Illinois 2174  Words | 5  Pages

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Two Australian Speeches

"The completedness of a speech relies on the contribution of the parts to the whole" Choose TWO speeches and argue how the structure of each contributes significantly to your understanding of the speech as a whole. An orator’s ability to utilise speech structure permits them to not only convey their ideas efficiently, but also to help achieve a social change and improvement. This notion of social change is at the heart of any successful speech. The idea of “parts to the whole” is shown in both...

Argument, Audience, Audience theory 940  Words | 3  Pages

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HSC Speeches Essay

“Great speeches do not merely address a contextual purpose; they also touch the hearts and minds of those who hear them”. Evaluate to what extent the statement above supports your understanding of the speeches set for study in Module B: Critical Study of Texts. Words in their most basic forms are just unintelligible sounds. Yet with the combination of emotion and verve, only then do they become meaningful. Words which not only combine emotions but also contextual misunderstandings and inequity...

Aung San, Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma 950  Words | 3  Pages

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Speeches And Presentations 1

Speeches/ Presentations Junior Composition Presentation 1: Interpretation of a Famous Speech Introduction: Present a brief introduction to 1. the speech. • • You may use outside sources for your introduction, yet it must be in YOUR words. Provide the audience with the historical context in which the speech was given. Oral Presentation 2. • Present an excerpt of the speech. • Your expression should communicate the intended meaning of the speech. Interpretation 3. • Explain the meaning...

Democratic Party, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy 483  Words | 9  Pages

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Module B Speeches

Evaluate how TWO speeches you have studied employ rhetorical devices to represent visionary ideas Powerful speeches affirm universal values which remain prevalent in human nature’s aspiration to productively approach the future. Noel Pearson’s speech “An Australian history for us all” (1996) and Anwar Sadat’s “Statement to the Knesset” (1977), through effective use of rhetorical devices, creates textual integrity to explore visionary ideas: establishing the need for change by examining “the past...

Australia, Future, Indigenous Australians 1177  Words | 3  Pages

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Essay- Great Speeches

to influence, challenge or persuade more than one audience.” Write an essay response supporting your argument to this statement in a close analysis of how three speeches have been crafted. Roman rhetorician Quintilian once commented, “And what, after all, is an orator? Not a good speaker, but a good person speaking well..." Great speeches influence, challenge or persuade audiences from any context because they are messages ‘good' people have imparted upon human society to urge moral and social progress...

Argument, Logic, Morality 1205  Words | 4  Pages

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Informative speeches. for COMM107 class

participation because, in general, the class does not participate unless there isn't an alternative. Informative speeches are an effective method of enhancing an audiences knowledge of a given topic. They are purposeful and necessary, especially in the upbeat modern world that requires quick and effective transference of information from one individual to another. Through the use of these speeches, a large amount of information can be provided to a room full of individuals in a relatively short amount of...

Audience, Presentation of Mary, Simeon the Righteous 1212  Words | 4  Pages

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Speeches Module B

SPEECHES Funeral Service of the Unknown Soldier: Paul Keating Context: * 11th of November 1991 on Remembrance Day in memory of all those who died or suffered in al wars and armed conflict * Speech coincided with the 75th anniversary of the 1918 armistice that ended WW1 * In commemoration of this historic event the remains of an unknown soldier from the Western Front were returned to the Hall of Memory at the Australian War Memorial and a funeral ceremony was held * Funeral ceremony...

Aung San Suu Kyi, Australia, Australian War Memorial 1400  Words | 6  Pages

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Speeches: Indigenous Australians and Past Injustices

Great speeches resonate with an audience because of the powerful and enduring ideas that are expressed in a well crafted oration. Speeches that encompass compelling ideas will remain with an audience for a lifetime, continue to dwell in our minds and remain relevant to our present context. The issues of reconciliation between Aborigines and non-ind Australians as well as the issue of how to respond to the past injustices suffered by Aboriginals are two timeless issues explored in Noel Pearson’s...

Australia, Constitution of Australia, Indigenous Australians 1247  Words | 4  Pages

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Revealing Rhetoric in Historical Speeches

ENGL 1302 4 November, 2013 Revealing Rhetoric in Historical Speeches During every campaign season, politicians and activists seek approval of the public by affirming issues of concern and making decent pledges to the electorate. They use rhetorical techniques as well as political gimmickry to capture the public’s attention, get their approval and persuade them tactfully, all this in order to achieve power. This is interesting because the public’s approval plays a significant role in ascertaining...

African American, African-American Civil Rights Movement, John F. Kennedy 1592  Words | 4  Pages

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Ceremonial Speech

with a debilitating stutter and listening to him, a person would have absolutely no idea because of how well he can generate what he wants to say. He doesn’t even get stuck sometimes. I think his job might be boring to go around and give the same speeches a lot but it is a remarkable story and it has probably impacted a lot of people. I liked that he used his speech as a workshop and discussed with us what happened that was effective in his speech and what happened that maybe didn’t work so well....

Idea, Mind, Orator 701  Words | 2  Pages

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types of speeches

Types of Speeches “There are always three speeches for every one you actually gave: the one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.” - Dale Carnegie, Writer and lecturer Public speech comes in dozens of forms. From the motivational to the ceremonial, the christening to the eulogy, the rehearsed best man to the impromptu – the chances are good that in your lifetime, you will experience just about every genre of public speaking. We will explore a variety of speeches styles...

Glossophobia, Nonverbal communication, Oratory 7380  Words | 24  Pages

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Modules Speeches Essay

Speeches are consciously designed to present particular ideas or values which seep into the audience’s consciousness and stay there’. Discuss the viewpoint in relation to the speakers’ exploration of humanitarian issues. The power of a dynamic and memorable speech lies both in the messages conveyed as well as the craftsmanship, which is consciously designed to present particular ideas and values. When the two combine to create a speech of power and resonance, as well as achieving textual...

Allusion, Australia, Australian Labor Party 1188  Words | 4  Pages

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