23 Explain why it is important to study public speaking.
24 Discuss in brief the history of public speaking.
25 Sketch and explain a model that illustrates the compo-
nents and the process of communication.
Why study Public speaking?
s you stu
The Fourth Germany, by that time, could no longer be very faithfully
described as an almshouse on a slag heap. During the hyperinflation of my
adolescence, money held its worth for only a few hours (on payday everyone
did their weeks or their months shopp
He turns his head to the side and the ground beneath him shifts, dangerously, and he vomits, coughing up everything he
has eaten that day, feels it slide off of his lips and drool down his cheek. Then he feels a bit better, and he leans his head
other rich people he knewincluding Malcolm and Richard and EzraJackson only rarely pretended not to be rich. JB
had always found the others parsimoniousness put -on and irritating, but seeing Jackson once smack down a hundred-dollar
bill for two candy bar
That guy? Hes notorious, Regan. He was a few years ahead when I was at Exeter. Or maybe Choate. I wish youd
checked with me before letting him into your bed.
In the end, she took the flask. I just spotted him downstairs talking shop with Amory Gould. I ca
Ive experienced direct discrimination based on race only once in my life. One day
I foolishly said to my father that there was no racism in America. Only equal
opportunity that black people kick aside because we dont want to take
responsibility for oursel
Jean Louise shook her head in wonder. Lord, she thought, there must be something in the water
Alexandras voice cut through her ruminations: Jean Louise, did y ou come down on the train
Caught offside, it took a moment for her to ascertain what
Judy can kiss my bogan arse. Shes been giving me such a hard time recently. Think maybe shes
Think maybe youre just annoying?
She lay down and lifted her right leg up in front of her, waiting. I went over and knelt before her,
I am grieved, indeed, cried Darcy: grievedshocked. But is it certain, absolutely
Oh, yes! They left Brighton together on Sunday night, and were traced
almost to London, but not
beyond: they are certainly
not gone to Scotland.
And what has been do
The first time I did this exercise, after just 40 days I noticed that all my negative internal self-talk
had totally vanished, crowded out by the daily pos-itive focus of the Mirror Exercise. I used to
berate myself for things like mis-placing my car keys
You said what you felt you must, Dalinar said.
And Im not sorry I did, Adolin replied. But I am sorry for how, and
where, I said it. That wont happen again.
Dalinar nodded, and that was enough. Adolin seemed to relax, a weight
coming off his shoulders, an