Persuasive Speech Topic

Analysis of a Persuasive Speech

Instructions:

View the persuasive speech, Graham Hill: Why I Am A Weekday Vegetarian. Based on the video, respond to the following questions in your post:

  • What is the speaker’s topic?
  • Who is the speaker’s target audience? How do you know?
  • What is the speaker’s thesis?
  • How did the speaker use logos?
  • How did the speaker use ethos?
  • How did the speaker use pathos?
  • What other persuasive techniques did the speaker use?
  • Did the speaker use visual aids? If so, how did these help persuade you?
  • What defective persuasion did the speaker use?
  • Did the speaker persuade you to listen to their point? Why or why not?

Why I’m a weekday vegetarian – Graham Hill: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUJD3sGppUo&feature=emb_logo

Please post 1 peer response.
In the response post, based on your classmate’s review of the speech, including the following:

  • Was the speaker’s use of ethos, logos, and pathos effective?
  • How did the speaker use presentation aids?
  • Was the delivery of the speech effective? Why or why not?
  • Were you convinced?

Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.

Assignment #2:

Instructions

Choose: Persuasive Speech Topic

Evaluation Title: Persuasive Speech Topic

Choose a topic for your persuasive speech. Craft a Word document which addresses the following:

  • What is your topic?
  • Who is your target audience?
  • Share examples of logos, pathos, and ethos you will include in the speech.
  • What other persuasive techniques and/or appeals will you use?
  • How will you avoid defective persuasion?
  • Identify a minimum of three research materials you will use as supportive evidence. Include an APA citation as well as a 3-5 sentence summary of each material.
  • Share ideas for presentation aids to be used in the speech.

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