The Art of Public Speaking - Chapter 11: Outlining the Speech Summary & Analysis

Stephen Lucas
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Summary

An outline is required to develop a successful speech in the same way that a blueprint is required to build a sturdy house. The speaker is building a work that must have a good foundation so that it is strong and solid and stands up to scrutiny. A comprehensive speech outline is the basis for a speech that imparts a lasting message.

The textbook gives a thorough discussion about creating a preparation outline and a speaking outline. The speaking outline uses the framework of the preparation outline. However, the speaker inserts "cue words" on the speaking outline as a reminder of the tone of voice and inflection to use during certain times in the speech.

The text informs the student that the preparation outline must include the purpose of the speech, the central idea, and previews of the introduction, body, and...

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