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Ava Sleeth Comm 101 09/13/20TED Talk EssayAs I understood, the speaker’s purpose of the talk was to inform the audience on spokenword poetry. She was trying to inform the audience and show them the more meaningful side to poetry and how awesome it can actually be. I believe her central idea was to show that spoken word poetry is more than just a bunch of rhyming words together and can turn into something so deep and meaningful. Her target audience was anyone, at any age probably over 10 though. She stated that when she went to the poetry club that she was the youngest there by a decade, so anyone above 10 could take something from her speech. She adapted to the audience by telling a story in her first poem, she got them interested in the speech and then began to make them laugh. The way I heard the speech, I believe she went in chronological order. She started by saying when she was 14 she went to a poetry club and that’s when it all

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