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Speech to Inform: Magic Tricks Your name: Ariel Cisneros Date: April 13, 2011 I. Most of you I'm sure have been tricked by a magician some way or another. A. One of today’s most popular performing arts is magic tricks. This art form is created to entertain people who are willing to be tricked by creating an illusion of the impossible. This happens right in front of the audiences eyes. The people that help to create these wonderful illusions are known as magicians. B. Whether you just want to amaze and amuse your friends and family or baffle a room full of people, learning about magic tricks can be fun and exciting. C. Today, magic has become a profitable business open to everyone. If the notion of secrecy isn’t what it used to be, secrets remain hard to come by because they are lost in a vast sea of information. D. I will be talking about how magic first originated, the famous well known magicians and why they have become known as the greatest and also about the different types of magic tricks. II. With the new age of computers and the internet, people are now able to learn more about magic tricks and the art of magic then ever before, but magic dates back to the 1700s where people would be astonished and never know how a trick was ever done. A. Magic has been used for more than 4,000 years. People used magic to entertain people in ancient Egypt, Asia, and the Far East. 1. Priests in Greek Temples used magic too. According to magicwebchannel.com written by tony brook in 2009. In one magic trick that priests use is that a voice came from a statue and another trick started a fire in a vase. The priests called their magic tricks “the magic of the gods.” I'm very sure that if I saw this stuff happen I would be running to church. 2. Magicians were also hired by temple constructors to make doors open, apparently by themselves, on the arrival or departure of a person. Quite often a royal person. These royal people had no idea how the effect was performed they simply believed that they were responsible for these magical occurrences because of some divine power that
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2011 for the course BIO 1010 taught by Professor Grobner during the Spring '09 term at CSU Stanislaus.

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