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Speech Analysis AnswerThe speech entitled “I See Something” by Dananjaya Hettiarachchi is a persuasive speech and itsgeneral goal is to persuade. The specific goal of the speech is that the speaker wants us to seethat there’s something special in all of us, even if we may not see it or know it yet.Dananjaya Hettiarachchi opens his speech by showing the audience a flower. He uses theflowers as an analogy, symbolizing the beautiful qualities in us all. Then by removing the petalsfrom the flower he shows us that life and its ups and downs threaten to erode our happiness andinner beauty. This moment is his attention getter. He establishes his listener relevance link withthe audience by reminding them that everyone has to go through difficulties in his or her life andmust learn how to cope with those difficulties, thus making his topic relevant to everyone inattendance. He is a credible speaker because he admits to having gone through struggles in his

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Term
Spring
Professor
NNR
Tags
Public speaker, Regulatory Focus Theory, Dananjaya Hettiarachchi

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