COM 140 Week 5 Discussion Question 2

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For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Discussion Question 2 Consider historical or contemporary figures that are or were effective and persuasive communicators, such as Dr. Martin Luther King, President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, President Ronald Reagan, Dr. Maya Angelou, President Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, and so on. Locate and watch a video of a persuasive speech given by one of these figures (or by another of your choice) before addressing the questions below. To locate a video, use a search engine such as Google or ask.com and enter a phrase similar to the following: ―Dr. Martin Luther King moving speech video‖ ―Videos of Kennedy presidential speeches‖ ―Reagan video clip archives‖ ―Eleanor Roosevelt video address‖ Due Date: Day 4 [Main] forum• Post• your response to the following: Which speech did you watch? What kind of body language did the speaker use to make the speech persuasive? Provide an example. Would a written version of the message be less persuasive? Why or why not? How can a writer create a persuasive message without the use of body language? What word choice and tone did the speaker use? What was the effect? Did he or she use logic or emotion to persuade the audience? Provide an example. Did you find the speech persuasive? Why or why not? When you post your response, please provide the URL for the speech you watched Discussion Question 2 Consider historical or contemporary figures that are or were effective and persuasive communicators, such as Dr. Martin Luther King, President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, President Ronald Reagan, Dr. Maya Angelou, President Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, and so on. Locate and watch a video of a persuasive speech given by one of these figures (or by another of your choice) before addressing the questions below. To locate a video, use a search engine such as Google or ask.com and enter a phrase similar to the following: ―Dr. Martin Luther King moving speech video‖ ―Videos of Kennedy presidential speeches‖ ―Reagan video clip archives‖ ―Eleanor Roosevelt video address‖ Due Date: Day 4 [Main] forum Post your response to the following: Which speech did you watch? What kind of body language did the speaker use to make the speech persuasive? Provide an example. Would a written version of the message be less persuasive? Why or why not? How can a writer create a persuasive message without the use of body language? What word choice and tone did the speaker use? What was the effect? Did he or she use logic or emotion to persuade the audience? Provide an example. Did you find the speech persuasive? Why or why not? When you post your response, please provide the URL for the speech you watched

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