Writing a speech is a lesson in critical thinking Researching and organizing builds and shapes opinion Important aspect of education in ancient cultures
The world is incredibly diverse Different customs and frameworks exist for how persons perceive communication acts
“The belief that one’s own group or culture is superior to all other groups or cultures” Has the capacity to instill pride and loyalty, but can also produce jealousy and hostility
What are your general impressions of Gladwell’s use of narrative? Do you feel Gladwell adequately connected his story to the point of the address? Did you find his performance effective? Why or why not?