Analyses of Speeches | Manner of Speaking. Below you will find several speeches that I have analyzed, in whole or in part. To see a particular speech and read the analysis, just click the photograph of the relevant speaker. The speeches have been arranged by speaker in alphabetical order. If you are looking for a particular speaker, you can jump to the relevant letter by clicking on it below. Bruce Aylward – “How we’ll stop polio for good” – TED, March 2011 Mark Bezos – “A life lesson from a volunteer firefighter” – TED, March 2011 Shukla Bose – “Teaching one child at a time” – TED, November 2009 Kenneth Branagh – Henry V Alberto Cairo – “There are no scraps of men” – TED, November 2011 George Clooney – Up in the Air Matt Damon – Invictus Phil Davison – Star Country Ohio Treasurer Nomination Speech – 8 September 2010 Clint Eastwood – It’s Halftime in America Morgan Freeman – Invictus Ed Gavagan – “Drowning on Sullivan Street” – The Moth, December 2007 Dan Gilbert – “The surprising science of happiness” – TED, February 2004 Philip K.
Literary Theory and Schools of Criticism. Summary: This resource will help you begin the process of understanding literary theory and schools of criticism and how they are used in the academy. Contributors:Allen Brizee, J. Case Tompkins, Libby Chernouski, Elizabeth BoyleLast Edited: 2015-08-17 03:07:05 Introduction A very basic way of thinking about literary theory is that these ideas act as different lenses critics use to view and talk about art, literature, and even culture.
These different lenses allow critics to consider works of art based on certain assumptions within that school of theory. For example, if a critic is working with certain Marxist theories, s/he might focus on how the characters in a story interact based on their economic situation. Disclaimer Please note that the schools of literary criticism and their explanations included here are by no means the only ways of distinguishing these separate areas of theory.
We also recommend the following secondary sources for study of literary theory: Body language. Can You Learn to Read People? I've been studying nonverbal communication for over 30 years, with a special emphasis on skill in nonverbal communication. I've seen books and courses that purport to teach you how to read someone's body language "like a book. " Well, sorry to inform you that body language - nonverbal communication - is fantastically complex, and there is no dictionary that you can use to translate (or else Frommer's or Rosetta Stone would be selling them). You can, however, get better at reading ("decoding") nonverbal cues, but it's not all that easy, but here's how. First, what does the research say? Another problem with these studies is the motivation of the trainees. So, an investment of time, and proper motivation, are required to develop nonverbal skills, but let me give you my personal experience, and then discuss some of our training results.
But here's the issue: I had spent hundreds and hundreds of hours watching nonverbal behavior. Awareness. Motivation. Feedback. Practice. Engelska 3.
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