3.18. Unusual Persuasive Speech Topics People tend to look for unusual and unique topics to make persuasive speeches to remain prominent among others. Unusual and unique topics can easily get the attention of audience and they listen to the material with immense interest. A list of unusual persuasive speech topics and ideas is given as follows: 1. Eco-friendly construction and remodelling materials. 2. Career choices that seem most unusual. 3. Bulimia – an eating disorder or a psychological one
20th January 2017, as an inaugural address, Donald Trump delivered a political speech at the steps of the United States Capitol, when taking the oath of office as the 45th President of the United States of America. However, Trump’s speech did not carry out the genre in the usual way – by bringing the country together, reiterating common values and setting forth guiding presidential principles, instead, in a persuasive attempt, he called for unity in a rather isolated “us against them” manner. Contrary
railroad in 1869, the United States had an era of economic development in which the country rapidly transformed into an industrial nation by 1900. This era is referred to as the Gilded Age and during this time America had a significant increase in immigration, urbanization and most significantly industrialization and segregation. With this shift to industrialization, the country was in desperate need for vast numbers of workers to build and maintain these new industrial businesses, such as the newly
Revolution. Propaganda serves the purpose of influencing popular opinion without any regard for truth or reason in order to promote a specific agenda. This is in agreement with Ralph Waldo Emerson, who stated, “Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel”. The power of language and speech that is used in propaganda is also demonstrated in Orwell’s allegory, as well as modern society in the real world today.