Ch 1 - Public Speaking, Ethics, and You Chapter 1 1. 2. 3....

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Public Speaking, Ethics, and You Chapter 1 1. Oratory- In classical terms, the art of public speaking. 2. Rhetoric- The practice of oratory, or public speaking. 3. Agora- In ancient Greece, a public square or marketplace. 4. Forum- In ancient Rome, a public space in which people gathered to deliberate about the issue of the day. 5. Public forum- Any physical or virtual space in which people gather to voice their ideas about public issues. 6. Forensic oratory- In ancient Greece, speech addressing legal matters, such as the settlement of disputes. 7. Deliberative oratory- In ancient Greece, speech addressing legislative or political policy issues. 8. Epideictic oratory- In ancient Greece, speech addressing special occasions, such as celebrations and funerals. 9. Canons of rhetoric- A classical approach to speechmaking in which the speaker divides a speech into five parts: invention arrangement, style, memory, and delivery. 10. Invention- The clasical rhetorical term for the process of selecting information to illustrate or prove speech points. 11. Arrangement- The strategic process of deciding how to order speech points into a
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2011 for the course SPCH 1315 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '08 term at HCCS.

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Ch 1 - Public Speaking, Ethics, and You Chapter 1 1. 2. 3....

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