2.8 Communications Workshop: Evaluating a Speech
Speech Analysis Worksheet
Purpose: The purpose of the speech was to persuade.
Speakers background knowledge: The speakers background
knowledge included the fact that he was a black man in America
Task 1: Analyze Figurative Language in a Poem
I choose to analyze A Dream Deferred for its figurative language. Though it is a very
short poem, the message intended for the reader and the delivery of this message are very
powerful. The poem
I feel that the speaker was effective overall. The impact of the I Have a Dream
speech is still seen today. It could quite possibly be one of the most viewed/heard speeches in
history. I also feel that the speech was very convincing.
Through his use of di
Fifteen is a narrative poem from William Staffords fourth book, The Rescued Year, published
1996. The poems general theme is youth, imagination, and maturity. The setting is the open road in the
summer. The fifteen year old pic