Presentation on theme: "Finishing the outline. How power is gained Words vs. violence – which is more convincing? Public speaking and persuasion Manipulation and politics."— Presentation transcript:
How power is gained Words vs. violence – which is more convincing? Public speaking and persuasion Manipulation and politics Modes of persuasion – emotion, logic, character credibility Perspective on an event Warm up: Select one of the topics from the list below and use it to draft an attack sentence. Remember that an attack sentence is a message about people or society that deals with the topic of the play but does not yet mention specific characters or plot.
You should have completed yesterday, for homework, and during today’s warm up: Thesis Topic sentences Claims Supports (quotes) Analysis Attack sentence Now, polish it and add it to your outline
Summary Conclusion sentences Conclusion paragraph You should have the following to complete today:
Name of the author Name of the play Major plot details about Caesar and the context of the play Major characters needed for your argument: conspirators, Caesar, Brutus, Antony Context of the speech by Antony (what came before it? Who spoke? What does the crowd think of the assassination before Antony speaks?) Transition into thesis Summary check list
Main argument Area of support for this paragraph Best points from your quotes (do not include text of the play; instead, paraphrase here) Conclusion Sentence Check list
Main argument in different words from the thesis Your best point(s) about evidence (no quotes, paraphrase) Your best point(s) about repetition (no quotes, paraphrase) What it means for Antony What it all means for Rome What it all means for society and humans (connect back to your attack sentence) Conclusion Paragraph Checklist