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Three elements are needed for one to perform an effective speech speaker audience and most importantly the gift of rhetoric The speaker must know what his audience wants to hear The speaker must play off the audiences emotions to inspire and convince the audience of his words Not only does the speaker have to know about his audience he must also have the ability of great rhetoric According to the Oxford English Dictionary rhetoric is the art of using language so as to persuade or influence others the body of rules to be observed by a speaker or writer in order that he may express himself with eloquence It is imperative that the eloquence of the speaker comes across when making a speech To have eloquence with language the speaker must choose the right words to say at the right time It is only then that the audience can be swayed in the speakers favor In William Shakespeares Henry V the title character of Henry is one such person who might be considered a great rhetorician Henry became king of England when his father died Suddenly Henry forced out of his immaturity as a prince became a respected king Henry decided to lead his army into battle against the French because he felt he had a claim to the French crown Throughout the war against the French Henry uses his power of words not necessarily power of the sword to rouse his troops As a result of Henrys extreme ability with language the English win the war Martin Luther King Jr is another person who uses his rhetorical ability to inspire On August 28 1963 Martin Luther King stepped up to the podium in Washington D C to deliver one of the most well-known and influential speeches of all time the I Have a Dream speech At a time when the civil rights movement was just starting to gain momentum this speech was intended to
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