informative speech outline

informative speech outline - Olivia Nixon Coms 102 8 Nov....

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Olivia Nixon Coms 102 8 Nov. 2010 Informative Speech I. Intro A. Attention: Today I did what I always do on a Monday morning: I woke up, hit snooze, panicked, did my hair, and rushed to class B. Subject a. We are all creatures of Habit b. How much normal? Flirting along lines of insanity? c. Habits as humans to believe in higher powers d. Movies and Songs e. Dr. Edmund Kern, relate to baseball (Kern) II. Body 1: Ritualized Custom or Habit A. Most recognizable, routines or what you wear B. Moises Alou pre-betting routine (Angel) C. Aubrey Huff and rally thong (Emmons) III. Body 2: Observance of Sympathetic Powers A. “the idea that certain times or certain objects or certain elements… have within them a kind of power.” B. Example would be display of religion a. pointing to God, making sign of cross, kissing a cross C. Brian Wilson points to God and deceased Father D. According to the February 1951 edition of the Baseball Digest, Jack Glasscock back in the 1880’s “felt the heaven’s would fall if he neglected to rub that mascot’s woolly bean before going to the field.” (Tarvin, 89)
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