The Titanic : The Wreck Of The Titan

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Topic: The Titanic
General Purpose: To Inform
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about one of the most famous tragedies in history, the Titanic.
Thesis: From the disaster to the movie, the sinking of the Titanic remains one of the most famous tragedies in history.
I. Introduction A. Attention Getter: A writer named Morgan Robertson once wrote a book called The Wreck of the Titan. The book was all about an “unsinkable” ship called the Titan (titanic) which sailed from England to New York with many high profile passengers on board. On the journey, the Titan hits an iceberg in the North Atlantic and sunk. Numerous lives were lost because of least number of lifeboats. So what is so uncommon about this? Well, The Wreck of the Titan was written 14 years before the Titanic sank.
B. Reason to Listen: The sinking of the Titanic was one of the biggest and famous non-war related disasters in history, and it is important to be knowledgeable about the past.
C. Thesis Statement: From the disaster to the movie, the sinking of the Titanic remains one of the most famous tragedies in history. D. Credibility Statement: 1. I have been surprised by the history of the Titanic for as long as I can remember.
2. I have read and studied library’s collection of books about the Titanic many times, and have made some research on the Internet. E. Preview of Main Points: 1. First, I will discuss the Titanic itself. 2. Second, I will…

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