A Good Speech

Photo by Skitterphoto on Pexels.com CRITERIA FOR A GOOD SPEECH In General Content is tailored to and appropriate for this specific audienceHas a clear thesis (a provable assertion)Includes three (or four) key points that support/prove the thesisKey points are derived from credible, reputable sourcesUses an effective organizational pattern (logical, easy to follow)Employs language appropriately & … Continue reading A Good Speech

Stylistic Devices

Photo by Vlada Karpovich on Pexels.com SELECTED STYLISTIC DEVICES FOR PUBLIC SPEAKING AlliterationRepetition of words beginning with the same consonant sound. "She sells sea shells by the sea shore." AnadiplosisStarting a sentence with same word or phrase that ended the preceding sentenceWhen I reached the top of the mountain, I could feel the clouds. The … Continue reading Stylistic Devices