March 1, 2016
Attention Gainer: Breathe in and breathe out. Lets all try a little harder and deeper this time. Take a deep
breath in but this time hold it. It is about to be a jet.com commensal up in here tod
To inform my audience some of the philosophy of Buddhism.
Buddhism is based on the Eightfold Path and the Four Noble Truths that
were taught by the Buddha and these are ideas that can be applied to a
Love Does Not Conquer All
Prenuptial agreement or what is often called prenup is a legally bound contract
made by a couple before they marry concerning the ownership of their respective
assets. To some people, a prenuptial agreement is an insurance issue,
Explaining the Social World Chapter 2 (Continued)
Supplemental Lecture Dr. Lehnerer
As stated in the introduction to this course, each week I will post an overview lecture that will help you pull
together course material. I will not cover everything in th
Evaluating Psychotherapies (Notes 3)
Outcome research reveals that
(1) people who remain untreated often improve;
(2) those who receive psychotherapy are more likely to improve, regardless of what kind of therapy they
receive and for how long;
COM Exam Review
1. 4 Communication Context: physical context is the tangible environment (football game
vs. funeral), cultural context is the lifestyles, beliefs, values, behaviors, & communication
of a group (right vs. wrong), social-psychological
Epiphany is a moment in the story where a character achieves realization,
awareness or feeling of knowledge after which events are seen through the
prism of this new light in the story.
"Epiphany." Literary Devices
An archetype is a typical character, an action or a situation that seems to
represent such universal patterns of human nature. It can also serve as a
universal symbol, may be a character, a theme, a symbol or even a settin
Paradox is a statement that appears to be self-contradictory or silly but may
include a latent truth. It is also used to illustrate an opinion or statement
contrary to accepted traditional ideas. A paradox is often used to m
Anaphora is a deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence in order to
achieve an artistic effect and used to emphasize certain words or phrases.
"Anaphora." Literary Devices: Definition and Examples of
Name of story:
Daedalus and Icarus
"Icarus." Encyclopedia Mythica. 2013. Encyclopedia Mythica Online.
28 Oct. 2013 <http:/www.pantheon.org/articles/i/icarus.html>.
Icarus was the son of the inventor Daedalus. King Mi
Synecdoche is a literary device in which a part of something represents the
whole or it may use a whole to represent a part. Synecdoche may also use
larger groups to refer to smaller groups or vice versa. It may also call
Stream of Consciousness: A style of writing in which a character's random
thoughts are represented by disregarding logical sequence, normal syntax,
or distinctions in the levels of reality.
Nordquist, Richard. "stream of con
Rebecca Chan Period 4
Metonymy: It is a figure of speech that takes the place of the name of a thing
with the name of something else with which it is closely associated.
"metonymy." Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House, Inc. 17 Sep. 2013.
Motif is an object or idea that repeats itself throughout a literary work.
"Motif." Literary Devices: Definition and Examples of Literary Terms. Literary
Devices. Web. 09 Dec 2013. <http:/literarydevices.net/motif/>.
Connotation refers to a meaning that is implied by a word apart from the
thing which it describes explicitly. Words carry cultural and emotional
associations or meanings in addition to their literal meanings or denotatio
Asyndeton refers to a practice in literature whereby the author purposely
leaves out conjunctions in the sentence, while maintaining the grammatical
accuracy of the phrase. Asyndeton as a literary tool helps in shortening
Consonance refers to repetitive sounds produced by consonants within a
sentence or phrase. Consonance is different from assonance which involves
the repetition of similar vowel sounds within a word, sentence, or phrase. I
A foil is a character that shows qualities that are in contrast with the qualities
of another character with the objective to highlight the traits of the other
character. The term foil, though generally being applied for a cont
Bildungsroman is a special kind of novel that focuses on the psychological
and moral growth of its main character from his or her youth to mature hood.
A Bildungsroman is a story of a growing up of a sensitive person w
The use of harsh or discordant sounds in literary composition, as for poetic
effect. If we speak literally, cacophony points to a situation where there is a
mixture of harsh and inharmonious sounds.
Name of Story:
The Death of Lazarus John 11
"John 11 (New International Version)." BibleGateway.com. Biblica, Inc., n.d.
Web. 24 Sep 2013. <http:/www.biblegateway.com/passage/?
Professor L. Johnson
Due November 25, 2015
Persuasive speech outline
Circus Animal Abuse
Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience that animals should not be used in circuses.
Thesis/Central Idea: Eliminating the use of animals in
Professor L. Johnson
Due October 28, 2015
Informative Speech Outline
Plastic Surgery in South Korea
Specific Purpose: To inform the audience about the different types of cosmetic procedures
denizens in South Korea undergo, why it h
Professor L. Johnson
Due September 30, 2015
Demonstration Speech Outline
Specific Purpose: To demonstrate to my audience how to make bibimbap which is one of
the most well-known and beloved Korean dishes to many people.
Professor L. Johnson
Due September 9, 2015
Autobiographical Speech Outline
A. Creative opening to catch the audiences attention
B. Purpose of speech (By giving my background information)
C. Introduce myself
I. Food yielded through organic agriculture is known as organic food. Organic agriculture
Constitutes of the overall characteristics of traditional, biological, and machine-driven
systems that promote the
COM 101 Oral Communication Fall 2011 - Basic Template for
Formal Speech Outline
Is Banning Cookie Monster Really The Answer?
SPECIFIC PURPOSE: I want my audience to realize that parents are more
responsible for the behaviors and beliefs they install in th