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Unformatted text preview: speech requires different approaches on addressing the speech and different usages of techniques. For example, speeches that focus on facts “establish true state of affairs” and the techniques required to deliver a speech that focuses on facts must have strong claims of past, present and future fact “by citing experts and other supporting evidence”. (307). A problem that persuasive speakers may face is having a reluctant audience; a reluctant audience is an audience who opposes the speaker’s opinion and position. There are many ways in “enticing a reluctant audience to listen” to the speaker’s speech. For example, the speaker should “establish identification and goodwill early in the speech” and should “emphasize explanation over argument” (312). Moreover, the speaker should also make a speech or a presentation that compares the speaker’s position with other people’s position in a favorable and positive way....
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course PUBSPEAK 1805 taught by Professor Professorbrown during the Fall '11 term at NYU.
- Fall '11