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Assonance, Alliteration, and the Sounds of Skillful Speech

September 13th, 2011 by admin

Sound And Skillful Speech
Whenever the written word is transformed into oration, proof of the quality of certain sounds of assonance and alliteration is clarified. Notwithstanding excellence of public speaking skills, certain key verbalization techniques exist that elevate the quality of sound and produce eloquence and impact. The importance of choosing harmonic words for speech cannot be understated. The reason for this is cerebral and audible resonance for listeners.

Assonance
Choosing words that sound alike produces a powerful mechanism for memory retention. Beginning a Read the rest of this entry »

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The Famous Orators of Greece and Rome

September 11th, 2011 by admin

The famous oratory in Greece and Rome is what is called an effective way to speak in public and is done by joining such clubs like Rostrum, Toastmasters International, Associations of Speakers Club or POWERtalk international. Each member who joins will learn how to improve their speaking skills. All the members of the club will learn how to observation and practice, and listen to suggestions on learning better techniques when speaking in public.

This is a list of what oratory will teach members: learning how to use gestures, learning how to control their, what way to use vocabulary, resister Read the rest of this entry »

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Battle Cries: Heroism and Public Speaking in the Iliad

September 8th, 2011 by www.rhetoricalliance.org

Ask someone to describe the ideal soldier and you will probably get an answer like “brave,’ “strong,’ or “patriotic.’ What you would probably not expect to hear is “expert orator,’ and yet in ancient Greece rhetorical skills were every bit as admirable in a warrior as physical prowess. Nowhere is this more apparent than in that monument to martial glory known as the Iliad.

The commander who rallies his disheartened troops with a stirring speech is hardly unique to classical literature; Read the rest of this entry »

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Aristotle and the Art of Rhetoric

September 7th, 2011 by admin

Aristotle and the Art of Rhetoric are a historical milestone in human history. Aristotle wrote the original work called Rhetoric sometime near the 4th century BC. It was a grand exposition on the arts of persuasion and is one of his greatest written works. Because of this treatise Aristotle is given credit for creating the systems of using rhetoric theory in the ancient times. Rhetoric was probably not intended for publication by Aristotle, but inevitably ends up being Read the rest of this entry »

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