A. People commit murders largely in the heat of passion, under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or because they are mentally ill, giving little or no thought to the possible consequences of their acts.
Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience to support the legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes.
a. The American Temperament Test is a test that measures a dog strong avoidance, unprovoked aggression, and panic without recovery. “American Pit Bull Terriers passed the test at a rate of 85.3%,” according to Pitbulls.org. They have the highest test scores, and they out beat the golden retriever “family dog” by 7.7%.
The World Wide Fund for Nature or WWF for short has worked at reducing our carbon footprint for over 45 years. Even since 1985, the World Wildlife Fund Network has invested over $1.165 billion in more than 11,000 projects. According to the WWF website, their mission is to conserve nature which they are actively doing in 100 countries with 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally. There are several ways that everyone can do their part in supporting WWF. Supporters can donate money, adopt a species, or take action and directly help conserve our environment. I am going to discuss WWF’s cause and importance, how they are working to conserve nature, and how all of you can help support the cause.
Alfred M. Green’s persuasive speech for African Americans encourages them to confront the racial inequality in America by joining the Union army as it will help African Americans to put a stop to the slave-owning in the South. Despite the discrimination African Americans faced, even in the North, Green utilizes a strong ethical appeal and anaphora, segues into an emotional appeal and antithesis, and concludes with another ethical appeal to persuade African Americans that fighting with the Union army will be the first of many turning points in African American history to end racial discrimination in America.
Persuasion is key when trying to compel your audience to do or believe something. Barack Obama, Martin Luther King Jr. and Fannie Lou Hamer all delivered powerful, persuasive speeches that will go down in history. The use of these creative individuals’ language and persuasion played a pivotal role within the civil rights movement. We can observe this in the speakers’ rhetoric devices like ethos, logos and pathos.
Grant Matthews’s girlfriend Kay Thorndyke and Jim Conover want to make him the next President to do so the relationship between Mr. Matthews and Ms. Thorndyke has to end. To carry out this Mary Matthews joins her husband and travels with him, she supports her husband’s effort to help everyone in America, but also witnesses her husband be brainwashed by his campaign managers to target the influential politicians. Before her, infuriated monologue Mrs. Matthews let Mr. Matthews know that the kids and her would no longer be giving speeches because he wasn’t the man they knew, the man who would stand up for the poor now he was just as corrupt as the politicians he worked with, their goal to win the presidential elections, in this monologue she used emotional appeal to make Mr. Matthews understand that he had changed.
The piercing, cacophonous wails of an ensemble of curious infants on a mission of exploration. Their small worlds shaken and their trust betrayed by the very caregivers who were supposed to provide and care for them; they have suddenly turned on them and replaced joy with immense pain and confusion (whatever happened to the Nightingale Pledge?). A newfound sense of curiosity suddenly replaced with a fear instilled upon them at an age when exploration is commonplace and discovery is supposed to be encouraged.
The message I will be conveying is the importance of embracing failure. My role will be myself as I understand myself the best. The audience addressed will be my fellow classmates. In the format of a speech.
Did you know that only 19 states and the District of Columbia have laws in place that
TRANSITION: Now that we know some key difference between brand name drugs and generic drugs, we can take a look at their prices.
The largest homeless shelters have had to start limiting the amount of time a person can stay because of the increase in demand.
1. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed that 515,000 people were injured in various car crashes in the United States due to texting. Around 28 percent of all crashes in 2008 were caused by drivers in the age group of 18 and 29, who admitted to texting while driving. (http://www.buzzle.com/articles/texting-while-driving-statistics.html)
a. The following poem by Robert Test entitled, "To Remember Me," shows the importance of organ donation.
An American literary theorist and novelist, Kenneth Burke, once said, “Wherever there is persuasion, there is rhetoric, and wherever there is rhetoric, there is meaning.” (Burke) Barack Obama, Martin Luther King Jr. and Fannie Lou Hamer all delivered powerful persuasive speeches that will go down in history. The use of these motivational individuals’ language and persuasion played a pivotal role within the civil rights movement, the movement that achieved the most important breakthrough in the equal rights legislation. We can observe this in the speakers’ rhetoric devices like ethos, logos and pathos.