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Preparing for an Oral Presentation The goal in completing this worksheet is to experiment to find the most effective ways to design and deliver your persuasive presentation. Adapted From Envision: Persuasive Writing in a Visual World (Longman, 2005) Focusing Questions on Content and Persuasion 1. At a Glance: What matters to me most about this issue or topic? Children's agency – whether child soldiers can be held accountable for their actions. The movie Blood Diamond struggles to determine their agency, and provides scenes on both extremes of the argument. The conclusion of the movie, however, depicts children as competent individuals, who can make decisions even though they have been brainwashed by the army leaders. 1. Basic Body: What two or three points can I make to convey my answer above? Sanitizing War- contemporary vs. old wars; provides justification for child recruitment; takes blame away from rebel leaders Adult Heroism- UN, differing definitions of childhood; portrays the adult characters as
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course WRITING AN 2 taught by Professor Smith during the Winter '11 term at Stanford.

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