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Unformatted text preview: Felipe at first accepts the odd behaviors and realizes that he too has become machine-like. Perhaps conforming to a situation is part of the human condition. Everyone feels like it is safer and easier to adapt to his or her environment. While reading Aura , I found three things to consider in doing a speech. The first was the narrator’s use of the word “you” instead of “I.” The reader was involved with the story. That same tecnique can be used in telling a story for a speech to engage the audience. Another strength of Fuente’s is his employment of colorful language to illuminate the scene. This is one area I know I need to work on in my speeches and this story inspires me. The last concept the stood out was the idea of reality verses imagination. It is a very interesting idea and one common to the human condition....
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- Spring '07
- Personal life, Carlos Fuentes, Felipe Montero, Aura Carlos Fuentes, short story Aura