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Cultural Commonplaces Speech Outline ShellPreamble (This is just a remind, but it is not part of the speech outline.)Artifact that you are going to analyze: Cultural work that gets done by the artifact (what does it invite us to think, do, or believe?):Exigence for your speech (what imperfection gets corrected when your audience hears your speech?):Audience Analysis (what do they already think, know, or believe about your topic?):General Purpose: To Persuade.Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience that my critiqueof ___same sex marriage_______________ is valid. (Fill in the blank with the speech name)Thesis (central critical claim): _same sex marriage___________________________ functions rhetorically by __gaysm and lesbianism___________________. (Fill in the blank with the artifact; identify the claim it makes on us or how it manufactures that claim.)
Cultural Commonplaces Speech Outline ShellI.Introduction (approx. 45 seconds)a.Capture Listener Attention Same sex marriage is rapidly increasing. The year 1997 was a monumental year for gay men and lesbian women across the USA. b.Establish Common Ground In the year 1998, Hawaii came close to granting legal gay and lesbian marriages, an issue that has brought serous arguments across the continent c.Stress Relevance Same sex marriages have come with its own consequences. Men are attracted to