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Four Facets Of Diminishment In Cicero's Pro Caelio: Dilemma, Irony, Understatement, And Comedy, Donald Matthew Pasko Apr 2018

Four Facets Of Diminishment In Cicero's Pro Caelio: Dilemma, Irony, Understatement, And Comedy, Donald Matthew Pasko

Graduate Theses and Capstone Projects (excluding DNP)

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An Analysis Of The Speaking Style Of Charles W. Penrose, Kent Shelley Davis Jan 1972

An Analysis Of The Speaking Style Of Charles W. Penrose, Kent Shelley Davis

All Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this thesis was to determine the public speaking style of Charles W. Penrose. The problem was investigated by using the elements of a speaking situation, the speaker, the speech, the audience, and the occasion. Three speeches were used; namely, "Remarks on Union" given on January 19, 1879, "Women Suffrage" given on June 3, 1889, and "Graphic Glimpses of Pioneer Life" given on February 4, 1924. Seven selected criteria were used as guidelines for the evaluation of the speeches; namely, accuracy, clarity, propriety, economy, force, striking quality, and liveliness.

The following conclusions resulted from the evaluation of the ...


An Analysis Of The March 7, 1935 Radio Address Of Senator Huey P. Long, Ernest Gordon Bormann Jul 1951

An Analysis Of The March 7, 1935 Radio Address Of Senator Huey P. Long, Ernest Gordon Bormann

Theses and Dissertations

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An Analysis Of Twelve Speeches Of Parley Parker Pratt, Mormon Orator, Morris M. Clinger Jan 1946

An Analysis Of Twelve Speeches Of Parley Parker Pratt, Mormon Orator, Morris M. Clinger

All Theses and Dissertations

The chief purpose of this investigation is to determine the elements of speech style, the motive appeals, and the use of the elements of interest which play the most characteristic roles in twelve of Parley P. Pratt's sermons. While all the speeches that Pratt delivered have not been studied, since there are likely hundreds of them of which we have no record, it is thought that this study is sufficiently broad to warrant the conclusions that the writer has drawn.

A brief biography is included as a part of this study that a better understanding of the man might ...