Elements of Essays and Speeches (Types of Speech (Talk: an informal speech…
Elements of Essays and Speeches
The author's main reason for writing
Point of View
The authors overall stance on the subject; an authors point of view reflects his or her beliefs, experiences, and values.
The author's main central, point
The organizational pattern the author uses to develop and present his or her ideas.
The author's distinct approach to writing
Patterns of word choice, syntax, and meaning used to emphasize ideas
The author's emotional attitude towards his or her subject and audience
Types of Speech
Talk: an informal speech delivered in conversational style
Sermon: a formal, prepared speech intended to inspire
Lectured: a prepared, formal speech that is intended to inform an audience.
Presentation: a prepared speech about a topic; may include visual aid.
Address: a formal, prepared speech that is usually prepared by someone of importance.
Extemporaneous Speech: a speech delivered without preparation, usually in conversational style