Why must informative speakers be careful not to overestimate what the
audi-ence knows about the topic? What can you do to make sure your
ideas dont pass over the heads of your listeners?
3. What should you do as an informative speaker to relate your topic
code; Dolly read it clearly. She went to Kitty and seized her tanned arm. She leaned close to
If you keep this up, Dolly said softly, we will all die.
But one glance into Kittys fervid, self-annihilating eyes told her it was hopeless; Kitty
And I was thinking: I am someone caught between the devil and the deep
blue sea. On the one hand, the Economic Administration Head Office is
always after me to do everything I can to swell the labour strength (for the
munitions industries); on the other,
After a major Aktion we typically receive a fifth of vodka or schnapps, five
cigarettes, and a hundred grams of sausage made from bacon, veal, and pork
suet. While we are not always sober, we are never hungry and we are never
cold, at least not at night.
They were lucky then, both of them, that Malcolm and JB returned before they had to
continue talking, but not before Willem heard Jude begin to ask Why are And although he
never finished his sentence (and indeed, didnt speak to Willem once throughout dinn
the ocean first. Although its always a daunting task to bring two families together, well have all our friends and
colleagues to help. I couldnt imagine lovelier people to celebrate with, and we certainly look forward to seeing you all at the
Keith had just been telling Regans father how he was having to double up on science courses, preparing for medical
school. Yes, he would have liked to have gone somewhere like Yale, but frankly hadnt really applied himself in the way he
could have, prior
What am I going to do, Rach? he asks when he sees me raise my head. Ive been sitting
here for . . . almost half an hour now, just asking myself that question. What am I supposed to do
with you? What choice are you giving me? He takes a long draught of bee
He said we ought to pep up the Doxology . Pep it up? How?
Like we sang it today .
Dr. Finch sat down in the front pew. He slung his arm across the back and moved his fingers
meditatively . He looked up at Herbert.
Apparently , he said, apparently
music, lead an organization. It can be spotted early, before the ability is fully expressed. And it is
innate; you're born with it, and if you're not born with it, you can't acquire it.
By this definition, most of us believe that talent exists in practica
A moment, Eva, Cross said smoothly,
holding me back with a hand at my
elbow. Shell be right down, he told
Mark, as the elevator doors closed on
my bosss astonished face.
Cross said nothing until the car was on
its way down; then he pushed the call
Ask as if you expect to get it. Ask with a positive expectation. Ask from the place that you have
already been given it. Its a done deal. Ask as if you expect to get a yes.
Assume you can. Dont start with the assumption that you cant get it. If you are go
Finally, he writes, Providing reasoned defences [sic] of these posi-tions
and their opposites [sic] is valuable for democracy. They are not,
Morality, Leadership, and Public Policy
though, good philosophy.17 The simple answer that I think we can offer
Half a world away from Castello Aragonese, One Tree Island sits at the
southernmost tip of the Great Barrier Reef, about fifty miles off the coast of
Australia. It has more than one tree, which surprised me when I got there,
expectingcartoonishly, I suppo