April 15, 2013
Specific propose: To inform my audience about rape and the side effects it has on victims. Introduction
I. Attention Catcher: Hi my name is Alice. I am your friend, your next door neighbor, your babysitter. I am the girl who sat in the front row of class. I am sister. I am your daughter. And I was raped on the first date with a guy I thought I knew. I was excited to go out with a boy I had liked a lot; he is popular and well liked. I bought a new outfit with what money I had and prepared all week for this date. Everything was going good until he took me to his house and no one was home. It went bad after this. I was ashamed, embarrassed, and scared. I cried, but I couldn’t face my parents, friends, and school. When guys touch me I jump. The guy I liked won’t even talk to me but all of his friends look at my in a funny way, like they knew what happened. II. Listener relevance: There are many people that know of some that has been raped. Rap can happen to any ordinary person; “it happen 1 out of 3 women, meaning 3 women out of class could be raped” (Derry). III. Speaker Credibility: Chuck Derry’s a speaker on rape and women violence. Recently he spoke at SCTCC and listening to him, and email, I got information about him. I also know of someone that is a rape victim and my of you do to. IV. Thesis Statement: Today, were going to talk about rape and the side effects it has on people. V. Preview: We will be talking about the side effects like diseases, unwanted pregnancies, and relationship problems. Body
I. Main Point #1- The first side effect of rape victims are the diseases transmitted between the people. Listener Relevance: Imagine getting a disease from someone that raped you and you couldn’t do anything to treat it. A. Subpoint: Investigators in 8 of 9 studies of sexually assaulted adolescents and adults got a sexually transmitted disease, 8 surveys of females...
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