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  • Bob Dylan In Concert
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    Why I Perform When I was in eighth grade, I first heard Bob Dylan on the radio. While randomly switching stations, I came across Like A Rolling Stone playing loud and clear. Instantly, I was a fan. I began to collect everything I could. My father, seeing my new found interest, decided it would be the fatherly thing to do to support me. So for my fifteenth birthday, he bought me two tickets to see Bob Dylan in concert when he came through Austin. I couldnt believe it. I was so excited to go, I ha...
  • Old Josephine
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    Josephine Baker was born Freda Josephine Carson in St. Louis, Missouri, on June 3, 1906 to washerwoman, Carrie McDonald, and vaudeville drummer, Eddie Carson. Josephine's father abandoned them shortly after her birth and her mother married a kind but perpetually unemployed man named Arthur Martin. Their family came to include a son and two more daughters. Josephine grew up cleaning houses and babysitting for wealthy white families until she got a job waitressing at The Old Chauffeur's Club when ...
  • Dr Jane Goodall
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    On February 2, 2002, Dr. Jane Goodall appeared at Clemson University to speak to the students and public. I will attempt to evaluate her performance as a public speaker. Specifically, I will begin by describing the setting and audience for the event. I will then identify the ways in which Dr. Goodall would be described as an effective public speaker in the context of the textbook, Excellence in Public Speaking. I will then analyze the aspects of her performance that the textbook might have consi...
  • Play The Audience
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    The Caretaker by Pinter: A Play Can Be Confrontational, Challenging and Disturbing to the Values and Assumptions of An Audience. Discuss With closeReferenceThe Caretaker, written by the British playwright Harold Pinter in the late 1950's and early 1960's disrupts the audiences perceptions of existence and their understandings of it. The play deconstructs perceived notions and conceptions of reality, and disturbs the audiences perception of their own identity and place within a world which is pri...
  • Your Graphs Charts
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    21 April 2002 When utilizing graphic presentations during an oral presentation, you need to ensure that your graph or chart is not too cluttered with too much information. Having too much information on a graph or chart is worse than not having one at all. If the audience is spending more time trying to read all the information that is on your graph / chart, than their focus will not be on you, the speaker, and you may as well just sent them an email. Always make sure that your visual presentati...
  • Role Of Cassandra In The Oresteia Trilogy
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    The Role of Cassandra in the Oresteia Trilogy "Out of timber so crooked as that from which man is made nothing entirely straight can be carved". - Immanuel Kant, "Crooked Timber of Humanity" The character Cassandra in Aeschylus' classic trilogy, The Oresteia, plays a small yet acutely important role in the advancement of the entire drama. Cassandra appears only in the first book, Agamemnon, but her prophetic visions and declarations concerning the House of Atreus ring true throughout the work, a...
  • Attention Of Your Audience
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    The purpose of the memo is to summary the article Six Ways to Grab Your Audience Right from the Start and the perceptions that I learned from it. It is vital that the first moments of your presentation grab your audience attention. Not only does a great introduction provide an overview of what will be discussed, but it should also convince the audience that your presentation would be relevant. There are six ways to grab audience attention. Summary of Main Points"X Make it personal Never lose sig...
  • Rich's Speech
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    "What does a woman need to know" Adrienne Rich asks. More powerfully articulate than any other statement in her speech, Rich combines a searching personal integrity and self-identification with a passion to change the future. First spoken to the 1979 graduates of Smith College, I believe that Adrienne Rich's well-known words are capable of changing lives, even in 1999. The emphasis in her speech, "What Does a Woman Need to Know" is on the re-construction of the female's position in society. Rich...
  • Writer Appeal To The Audience
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    1) Who is the ideal or intended audience for this piece? The intended audience would probably be students (college, high school, maybe middle school age). It should be read by anyone who participates in sports in anyway. Include any parents of children participating in sports because many times those parents are the driving force behind the attitude of the child and the influence for the way the child plays the sport. 2) In what ways is audience important to the work? Audience is important becau...
  • Interesting Facts Of The Subject
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    My writers profile starts first with a subject. I sometimes go to newsmax. com or cnn. com to get the latest and best news from around the world. Newsmax. com has by far the best reports from around the world, they have a lot of inside sources in many countries and things that are going on in the world that you would never hear about anywhere else. It is a good news site on the web if you want all the details from little to big about any news topic. I then find a few subjects that I would like t...
  • End For Pentheus
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    In The Bacchae, Euripides portrays the character of Pentheus as an ignorant, stubborn, and arrogant ruler. These character flaws accompanied with his foolish decisions set the stage for his tragic downfall. Pentheus' blatant disregard to all warnings and incidents, which prove that Dionysus is truly a god, lead him to his own death. In the end, his mistakes are unforgiving and his punishment is just. Throughout the play, the audience cannot help but feel merciless towards Pentheus. In his openin...
  • Very Intense Moment In The Play
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    Journeys End by R. C Sherriff is a play which gives a realistic picture of life in a First World War trench. Performed in 1928 when the bitter memories of war were still fresh, it made a profound impact on those who saw it. It was uncompromising and showed the awful truth to those who had been given the diluted version. Until then, the harsh reality had been hidden and a brave front of victory and triumph put on, masking the truth about the suffering of the soldiers. They had also had a stretch ...
  • Gregory Peck And Danny Divito Show
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    At what cost does a company deserve to be taken off of life-support While Gregory Peck would say that a surviving, long-lived company is worth saving, Danny Divito sees it differently. "Who cares" he asks. The company is actually an investment, and no investment in need of life-support is worth saving. Not only do Peck and Divito see the company differently, they also relate to their audience on different levels. In their speeches in Other People's Money, Peck and Divito use ethos, pathos and lo...
  • Trust And Respect Of Your Audience
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    Throughout life we express ourselves through words. The way we present ourselves through speech says a lot about our character. The way one speaks to others can jeopardize the amount of respect and trust others have for them. From the way one pronounces a word to their posture can affect the way an audience interprets what is being said. Personally, I am not confident with my speaking skills at this point. I would like my audience to fully comprehend the concepts or facts that I would present to...
  • Design Of The Advertisement
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    CLIENT DESCRIPTION & NEED: Flair Lighting has recently opened a showroom in Williamstown. Featuring a large exuberant, illuminating and exotic display of garden lighting from the; most talked about; new designer in Australia, 'Graham HEPBURN. ' Flair requires a designer to produce a cutting edge advertisement and invitation that reflects HEPBURN's designs and promotes the showroom. THE AUDIENCE: The advertisement will be aimed at potential customers, people who are interested in living in "VOGUE...
  • Flowers Into A Beautiful Arrangement
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    Demonstration Speech Weddings, birthday, anniversaries, get well gifts. We have all used flowers in some kind of occasion in our lives. Today, I am here to show how to assemble flowers into a beautiful arrangement. I took a floris try class in high school and have arranged flowers for many occasions since then. In this demonstration, I will show you a simple technique to arrange almost any flower that will add the perfect finishing touch to any occasion. I. You must cut and clean your flowers pr...
  • Electric Guitars The Crowd
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    Listing "] Crowd waiting in anticipation "] Different kinds of people "] Roar of crowd when band started to perform "] Band screamed and jumped on the stage "] Audience followed the band "] Everyone was singing along "] Head banging "] Loud electric guitars "] Band member threw himself into the audience "] Sang all their greatest hits "] Drummer did a fantastic solo "] Closing song was topped with fireworks and confetti Final Draft The Rock Show It was the most anticipated rock concert in the hi...
  • Your Audience And Their Needs
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    Trevor Miller Eng 1010 Audience Analysis Worksheet As you thoughtfully respond to these prompts and questions, try to keep in mind that you are giving me a map for understanding your audience; in fact, your analysis will serve as a guide assisting me to assess the effectiveness of your writing in a "real life" situation to a specific and unique person / group of persons. The audience response will get you thinking about your audience and their needs. 1. Describe your intended audience. The paper...
  • Little Comedy Within The Terror
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    When confronted with a storyline containing a serious moral, what is the best way to capture and maintain an audience? All you need to do is embed a little comedy within the terror and you have got it made. The authors of the guild plays knew and demonstrated this best. Contained within the episodes are the perfect ensemble of terror and comical wit. The guild (or Corpus Christi) plays were sombre lessons from the bible that were performed during festivals for the everyday people. Some are still...

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