Regardless of the method of organization you use, remember to
limit the number of main points in the body of your speech. In a twominute presen-tation, you wont have time to develop more than two or
three main points.
Once you have selected those points,
Everything that was going to happen would happen today. Sixty-three
She forced herself not to say anything, knowing that if she did Will would downshift even further, to a gear somewhere
between deliberate and geologic. She tried to reopen their
and switched off the radio. If New York is the City That Never Sleeps, then Los
Angeles is the City Thats Always Passed Out on the Couch. Once past Leo
Carrillo, PCH begins to smooth out, and when the moon disappears behind the
Santa Monica Mountains, pai
He lifted his windbreaker from the back of his chair and started to put it on. Then he paused
and looked at Denny. Say, he said. That guy with the French horn, was that your doing?
Denny said, What?
Did you arrange it? I can just about picture
or Yes, my baby girl, while on the screens white women of a certain age waved and blew kisses,
almost always British womenjudging from their household interiorsand as I stood at the desk, about to
pay my twenty-five dalasi for fifteen minutes, I could wat
look at the crowd you would think nothing funnier had been seen by anyone in
their lives, and Aimee, who also found it hilarious, wiped tears from her eyes as
she reached out to hug the President of Senegal or squeeze the cheek of the
President of Cte dIv
to which he attributed her excessive commendation of her master, soon led again to the subject; and she
dwelt with energy on his many merits, as they proceeded together up the great staircase.
He is the best landlord, and the best master, said she, that e
Of course. I grabbed my tablet, even
though his grim face and tone warned me
they might not be needed. When Mark
shut the door behind me, my
apprehension increased. Is everything all
right? Yes. He waited until I was
seated; then took the
chair beside me
ontrary to popular belief, language does not mirror
reality. It does not simply describe the world
as it is. Instead, language helps create
our sense of reality by giving meaning to events.
The words we use to label an event determine to
It would have been too melodramatic, too final, to say that after this JB was forever diminished for him. But it was true
that for the first time, he was able to comprehend that the people he had grown to trust might someday betray him anyway,
and that as