I. (Attention Grabber) "Yesterday, December 7th, 1941 a date which will live in infamy the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan." This was a speech that President Roosevelt delivered to the nation the day a
Topic: Buy a Mac, Not a PC
General Purpose: To Persuade
Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience into buying an Apple computer rather than the more “mainstream” PC.
Thesis: From security to simplicity, Macintosh computers prevail over PCs.
Figures of Speech [ Examples ]
❖ "But my heart is a lonely hunter that hunts on a lonely hill."
(William Sharp, "The Lonely Hunter")
❖ "Love is an alchemist that can transmute poison into food--and a spaniel that prefers even punishment from one hand to car
The Speech Community
Peter L. Patrick
Dept. of Language and Linguistics University of Essex Wivenhoe Park Colchester CO4 3SQ United Kingdom Email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~patrickp/
This article will appear in JK Chambers, P Trudgill & N Schilling-Estes (eds.), Hand
Examples of figures of speech in romantic poems
In the poem “Tintern Abbey” by William Wordsworth , “ the anchor of my purest thought” in line 109, the author uses a metaphor comparing the idea that nature makes the speaker feels safe and the role of memory and imagination as something p
The Communication Decency Act: The Fight For Freedom of Speech on the Internet
The Communication Decency Act is a bill which has insulted our right as
American citizens. It a bill which SHOULD not pass. I'll share with you how
Internet users are reacting to this bill, and why they say it is
Propaganda in the Online Free Speech Campaign
Propaganda and Mass Communication
July 1, 1996
In February 1996, President Bill Clinton signed into law the
Telecommunications Act of 1996, the first revision of our country's
communications laws in 62 years. This historic event has been greeted
Shakespeare' As You Like It: Effective Use of Sound In Jacques' Speech
As infamous as Shakespeare is, and as well known as his works are, some
prose are just simply more extraordinary than the rest. There are many ways to
look at Jacques speech, such as use of language or imagery yet, something
The Constitution of the United States states in its First Amendment that "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petiti
In William Shakespeare's As You Like It the speech act is introduced and helps to create a unique insight into the play and its events. Shakespeare integrates a speech act by Jacques to deliver a deeper meaning and lesson to the audience or reader of the work. Jacques in his speech act conveys
Specific purpose: to increase my audience's understanding of how memory functions and how it affects them.
Central idea: Memory is a process of the brain which is prone to certain failures, although specific steps can be taken to guard against these failures.
The founders of the United States government tried to protect our liberty by assuring a free press, to gather and publish information without being under control or power of another, in the First Amendment to the Constitution. We are not very protected by this guarantee, so we concern ourselves on a
Topic: Certification Programs
General Purpose: To explain the benefits of certification programs; which I hope will persuade individuals to enroll in a certification program of their choice.
Thesis: This speech will cover the many educational alternativ
Against Hate Speech
Hate crimes are done too frequently in the United States. Although we have laws that supposedly regulate them, many people still feel the need to commit acts of violence on people that are different than them. Many of these crimes originate with some sort of hate speech.
Language Analysis of Lou Gehrig's
Farwell Speech to the Yankees
Lou Gehrig was one of the best baseball players to ever play the game. He was blessed with an amazing career playing for the New York Yankees setting many major league records such as 2,130 consecutive games from 1925 to 1939. Unfo
This paper will address some of the issues surrounding hate speech and its regulation. I will explain both Andrew Altman and Jonathan Rauch's positions in the first two sections. The third section will be on what Altman might say to Rauch's opposite views. I will then discuss my view that hate speec
Hate Speech Essay
In the first amendment of the United States constitution, American citizens are guaranteed the right to free speech. This is a fundamental right of American law, and one of the foundations of the U.S. Constitution. It is also the breeding ground for one of the most widely deb
A 15 yr old boy was in biology class when his teacher was talking about people with colorblindness. The class laughed as they all called out the numbers they saw from a sheet that the teacher was holding up. The young boy was doing the same thing until all of a sudden he didn't s
Today, I¡¯m going to talk about key concepts covered in class.
Some of these key concepts are the following: the sacredness of the human body, regardless of appearance, the dignity of every person, everyone is created in the image and likeness of God and the Fifth Commandment. All of these concep
Parents, Teachers, and fellow graduates.
On different dates in 1992 we were born none of us new we would be sitting here with the people we are today, neither did our parents, God has already made a plan for us, making our paths cross at different points, almost like we were all destined to be sit