Types and Styles

Photo by ICSA on Pexels.com I. FOUR TYPES OF SPEECHES Extemporaneous Given from an outline, but with flexibility to change words, style Allows tailoring message to audienceAllows for strong eye contactAllows immediate revision based on audience nonverbal feedback Manuscript Given verbatim from printed textUse when stating position, providing evidence, political statementsLimits speaker’s ability to revamp … Continue reading Types and Styles

Stylistic Devices

Photo by Vlada Karpovich on Pexels.com SELECTED STYLISTIC DEVICES FOR PUBLIC SPEAKING AlliterationRepetition of words beginning with the same consonant sound. "She sells sea shells by the sea shore." AnadiplosisStarting a sentence with same word or phrase that ended the preceding sentenceWhen I reached the top of the mountain, I could feel the clouds. The … Continue reading Stylistic Devices