Gretchen Carlson's Motivated Sequence Analysis

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Gretchen Carlson’s powerful Ted Talk describes how sexual harassment in work places has become something ordinary for thousands of women. Carlson uses Monroe’s Motivated Sequence to present each argument in her presentation. For instance, to get the audience’s attention, Carlson starts off her presentation by describing real life scenarios in which women were harassed by their male co-workers or bosses. This strategy is an outstanding way of getting the audience’s attention because what Carlson is saying is raw and makes the audience feel uncomfortable. Furthermore, Carlson continues to develop Monroe’s Motivated Sequence by describing the problem and that there is a need to change it. In this case, the main problem is the ongoing battle
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