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Comm 150 Pullen "The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves." --E.M. Forster Oral Interpretation of Literature For this assignment, we are going to explore the power of the written word to convey a theme and how the power of delivery can enhance its message. “Huh?” You ask. You will be highlighting a theme by using one or two pieces of literature. “What does that mean?” It means that you will choose a selection(s) of poetry, short story, play, essay, or oratory and use it to support a main idea or point. You may also choose to use your own material. You may approach this assignment in two ways. Pick a socially relevant, communication related theme (an idea or concept that has some kind of impact on the lives of your audience) and find a piece or pieces that help explain the theme. Or you may choose a piece that you really like and discover what one of its main themes is. For example, if you wanted to talk about standing your ground, you might pick
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