Essays Tagged: "oratory"

Olympic Games

e athletic talents of citizens of all nations. The original Olympics featured competition in music, oratory, and theater performances as well. The modern Games have a more expansive athletic agenda, a ...

(5 pages) 166 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The Influence of African American Oratory on Later Literature

tuals, and folk tales give us a better understanding of the literature that is later developed. The oratory from this period helps us understand the religion, culture, and style of African Americans a ... of the faith of their family who were taken from Africa and their ancestors who were left there.The oratory of the slaves shows both the culture of their current situation and that of their African he ...

(3 pages) 117 3 1.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Winston Churchill's Claim to Fame.

e capable of sacrifice,"(3). In school Churchill focused most on English where he learned his great oratory and writing skills. Jarvis believes that Churchill knew he would use English stating, "From ... he new Prime Minister. Churchill showed great leadership by raising England's morale with his great oratory. He kept England in the war and showed how after many nights of air raids, England still end ...

(2 pages) 70 0 2.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Sir Apirana Ngata & three major developments that occured in Maori art duting his lifetime.

will explore three of his accomplishments, particularly in Maori arts: the popularisation of Maori oratory arts, the revival of traditional Maori architecture and the establishment of the School of M ... overnment's assimilationist policies . He began striving for this through the popularisation of the oratory arts. Ngata observed the popularity of Pakeha song and utilised this to appeal to Maori yout ...

(6 pages) 50 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Talks about the life of Edgar Allan Poe, and how his obstacles in real life encouraged him to write the works he did, also talks about his stories and poems.

returned to the United States he continued attending private schools, and studied Latin, verse, and oratory. He was an athletic child, a great swimmer and marksman (A man skilled in shooting at a targ ...

(7 pages) 81 0 2.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

What branch of pandering does oratory belong to?

en pages 31 and 33 of Gorgias, Socrates argues again with Gorgias in his attempt to understand what oratory represents and does. Along the fragment two main themes are distinguished. They are expresse ... istinguished. They are expressed in the form of questions, and namely: ¹"What is the nature of oratory?" and ""Is it honorable or not?". The theme that I have chose for my essay is based o ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

How characters help portray themes in the play, Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare.

romoted by the playwright. This is especially true in Act Three, Scene Two. The ability of powerful oratory is demonstrated. Another issue in this scene is corruption from power. Loyalty and the lack ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

George Washington's Inaugural Analysis: The Crisis of the Moment is Alive

What determines an "eloquent" speech?From our understanding of rhetorical oratory, what determines the content of a presidential inaugural (George Washington)? Why?The Texts ...

(1 pages) 21 1 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Programme or Method - What was the most significant factor in Hitler's rise to power?

hat the methods Hitler used were pivotal in his rise to power, with his passion for the country and oratory skills capturing peoples support and hearts, whereas there was always controversy surroundin ... ng Hitler's methods as the most significant influence towards his rise to power begins with his own oratory skills, which first got him recognised. From the first time he spoke at a German Workers' Pa ...

(6 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

This is a report on the book "Gorgias" by Plato

In the book "Gorgias" by Plato the concept of ethics is discussed. Gorgias is a professor of oratory. In the book Gorgias and Socrates are having dinner with some friends. Socrates believes tha ... e care than being done wrong," and that wrong doers must suffer for there actions. He believes that oratory is not an art form.Oratory is the process of speaking. Socrates compares it to cookery. He s ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

How and why was Pitt able to gain and secure his position as prime minister from 1782 - 84?

as the “mince pie” minister when he first took up his post, his political astuteness, his oratory skills and his strong relationship with King George III intertwined to make him a formidable ... ep down, and looked to win over the support of the independent MPs within the House of Commons. His oratory skills served him well once again, as slowly and gradually his support from within parliamen ...

(8 pages) 12 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Apathetic Populace And Their Relation To Totalitarianism

he Tragedy of Julius Caesar,as Mark Antony easily wins over the people with a simple but convincing oratory that gains him enough support to rule tyrranically. A prime example in history is portrayed ... ke. Shakespere's play, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, is a great example of how even a simple oratory can be enough to persuade an entire country. In the play, Julius Caesar was murdered by eigh ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cicero and the Feudal Link

s Marius upon Cicero, identifying Cicero's education in Stoicism and Law, and through exploring the oratory power of Cicero, an understanding of what influenced his political views and why he was able ... to gain the political prestige he needed in order to run for consulship. However, without the great oratory abilities that Cicero possessed, it is certain that he would not have been able to achieve h ...

(8 pages) 30 0 4.7 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

C.s. lewis: the abolition of m

rals, ethics, what is right and wrong, has been passed down to us in every kind of information from oratory to internet. We have not come up with a new creative idea of how to act in ethics. You don't ...

(2 pages) 940 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Dimmesdale Vs. Dimmesdale

he Scarlet Letter portrays Dimmesdale as he emotes mightily, though he never matches the passionate oratory that supposedly drove Hester to distraction. Miserably tormented Dimmesdale, and not Hawthor ...

(3 pages) 1519 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Calvin Coolidge

o go to college and he choose to go to Amherst College in Massachusetts. His favorite subjects were oratory and philosophy, but he never excelled as a public speaker(Internet #5). After he graduated i ...

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


n argument. Socrates starts off the dialogue by discussing with Gorgias the art of rhetoric through oratory. Socrates proves through his own crafty rhetoric that oratory is not a craft like shipbuildi ... not a craft like shipbuilding or masonry but a knack like pastry baking and that many jobs include oratory and therefore oratory by itself cannot be a craft. Socrates goes on to sum up his point by s ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Compare: Norma Rae & Salt of the Earth

may be the most powerful act of wordless suasion in film: testimony to the fact that in leadership, oratory isn't everything." No one replies to Norma Rae because she is a very motivational person. Sh ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Meaning of Diversity

Diverse is a word that is used in many types of oratory and speech, but I seem to pick up a different meaning of it every time its spoken because of ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Study notes on oratorical techniques used by speakers to achieve their purpose

discussing and comparing techniques used by each speaker in the main facets that define successful oratory, these being Audience Connection, choice of words, and structure. The actual delivery of the ...

(11 pages) 2405 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers