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CM 105 Public Speaking Katie Bager Biography Speech September 26 2007 Topic: Marilyn Monroe Specific Purpose: To inform the audience about the life of Marilyn Monroe also the achievements she has completed. Thematic Statement: Marilyn Monroe’s place in life was to entertain; she is an inspiration to women all over from her career. Introduction: When someone mentions Marilyn Monroe, one usually thinks of the seductive all- American sex goddess who captured the world with her woman-childlike charm. Yet not many know her as the illegitimate child who endured a childhood of poverty and misery, sexual abuse, and years in foster home and orphanages. Most people don’t realize that her disrupted loveless childhood may be the main reason to her early death. Ethos Establishing Material: The factual material for my speech comes from Marilyn Monroe’s personal website,, the book Virginia Woolf icon. By Brenda R. Silver, and the encyclopedia Wikipedia at Speech Preview: The life of Marilyn Monroe is an inspiring tale of a woman who faced an awful childhood but overcomes it and became one of the most popular movie stars of the 1950s and early 1960s. BODY I) Birth and Early Years. 1) Birth / Parents a) Marilyn was born as Norma Jeane Mortenson in 1926 in Los Angeles, California. Father wasn’t around, mother was Gladys Baker. Put in foster home until age 7. (
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course COMM 122 taught by Professor Vaquotroche during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Fredonia.

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