Our Speeches

LESSON 6: The Initial Analysis

This will require a basic understanding of the speech. Once this is done, a more detailed analysis can take place:

  • Read each speech
  • Get an overview for the following:
    • Context
    • Audience
    • Purpose
    • Summary
    • Distinctive Voice
    • Language/Rhetoric techniques and Devices
Overview Speech
Context
Audience
Purpose
Summary
Distinctive Voice
Language/Rhetoric techniques and Devices


Have a go….

    Written Response:

    In groups of 3 write a 500 words response answering the following questions:

    Speeches become memorable because of a distinctive voice and purpose behind them.

    How is the ‘Art of Rhetoric’ used in the speech to convey meaning and create a distinctive voice?

    CHECKLIST

    Intro

    • Have you reworded the question?
    • Have you discussed the topic ‘Distinctive Voice’?
    • Have you provided thesis ideas? (2-3?)

    2nd Intro

    • Have you introduced the text? (title and author).
    • Have you linked it to the topic? (explore in relation to rubric)
    • Have you given purpose and context of speech?

    BODY

    • Lead with a topic sentence (thesis point)
    • Give evidence from speech to prove this (Quote + Technique + Effect)
    • Concluding sentence links to question

    Start your Speech analysis:

    • Being with Martin Luther King
    • A Sample analysis has been provided to help you



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