Comparing Speeches Essay

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  • Carol Degeneres And Bo Jackson Commencement Speech

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    Ellen DeGeneres and Bo Jackson Commencement Speeches In the commencement speeches before the Classes of 2009 at Tulane and Auburn University, well known TV talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and former baseball and football player, Bo Jackson, deliver two compelling speeches inspiring their audiences to go into the real world and be the best person they can be. Bo Jackson and Ellen DeGeneres both successfully utilize their own techniques in order to get their message across. DeGeneres has a lighter

  • The Speech Of Steve Jobs

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    Speeches appear in all shapes and sizes, some fantastic, some horrible, some motivational and some inspirational. The single detail I can tell you there is always a few that will linger and stick around in your head. These speeches go through history as being remembered and studied for decades. A few that come to mind are “I have a dream” by Martin Luther King, “Never give up…Don’t ever give up,” by Jimmy Valvano and “You’ve got to find what you love,” by Steve Jobs. Each and every one of these

  • The Speech Of Steve Jobs

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    Speeches come in all shapes and sizes, some fantastic, some horrible, some motivational and some inspirational. The one detail I can tell you there is always a few that will linger and stick around in your head. These speeches go through history as being remembered and studied for decades. A few that come to mind happen to be “I have a dream” by Martin Luther King, “Never give up…Don’t ever give up,” by Jimmy Valvano and “You’ve got to find what you love,” by Steve Jobs. Each and every one of

  • My Speech - Original Writing

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    When I began writing my commencement speech I knew that I wanted to use humor as a main theme. When we watched the speech examples in class the ones that I really took material away from and the ones that stuck with me the longest were the ones that were funny and had humor sprinkled throughout. Other than the humor part I had no idea what I wanted my speech to be about but I knew that I needed to stick with a common theme throughout or it would be a mess. Once I had the reoccurring dream about

  • A Comparison of Two Commencement Speeches and an Education Article

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    Education is knowledge obtained in order to reach one’s full potential. A human being is not in the proper sense until they are educated. Two commencement speeches, “Failure and Imagination” by J.K. Rowling and “Real Freedom?” by David Wallace, and an article titled “The 4-Stage Response to Low Student Achievement” by John Lemuel, all have several aspects of education in common and provide knowledge and inspiration about the real idea and necessity for education. In these works, they all use personal

  • Comparing and Contrasting the Speeches of Romney and Obama

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    Comparing and Contrasting Romney's and Obama's Speeches This paper will compare and contrast Mitt Romney's speech at the Republican National Convention and Barack Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention. Both men show strengths and weaknesses in their public speaking ability. Mitt Romney makes better eye contact in his speech than Barack Obama does in his. Romney makes sure to look left, right and forward. Obama, however, tends to look either left or right but never forward. It

  • Comparing Jfk and Lincolns Inagural Speeches Essay

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    Zachary Soliman Freshman Composition Professor Andrew Worthington 11/26/12 Addressing the Nation Throughout the history of the United States of America, there have been many leaders. President Abraham Lincoln and President John F. Kennedy are arguably two of the greatest presidents that this country has had. Whether it was 1865, during the bloodiest war in the history of the US, or 1961, during the most tense international power struggle that we have ever faced, these men were able to do what

  • Comparing the Speeches of Mark Antony and Brutus in Julius Caesar

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    Comparing the Speeches of Mark Antony and Brutus in Julius Caesar The play 'Julius Caesar' was first performed in 1599 at the Globe theatre in London. The Globe theatre was built earlier that year and 'Julius Caesar' was one of the first plays performed there. This gives us reason to believe that the play was written towards the end of 1598 and beginning of 1599. William Shakespeare wrote the play 'Julius Caesar' because 'Plutarchs Lives', William Shakespeare's source

  • Comparing and Contrasting Clinton and Connerly's Speeches on Affirmative Action

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    Comparing and Contrasting Clinton and Connerly 's Speeches on Affirmative Action Bill Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States. Elected in 1992 and again in 1996, Clinton served as President until January of 2001, when George W. Bush became the 43rd President. Ward Connerly is the founder and chairman of the American Civil Rights Institute. He has gained national attention as an outspoken advocate of equal opportunity for all Americans, regardless of race, sex, or ethnic background.

  • Graduation Speech : Commencement Speech

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    Some people have asked to read the commencement address I delivered this morning to the 2013 graduates of Butler University. So here it is. My own commencement speaker, who shall remain nameless, began with a lame joke about how these speeches only come in two varieties: Short and bad. This raised my expectations, and then he went onto speak for 26 minutes, so I’m just going to tell you now: 12 minutes flat, 11:45 if you don’t laugh. Congratulations to all of you here today, and I do mean all of

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