Read this scenario before
attempting the question.
Leonardo works at nonprofit science
education organization called Kid-periment, which helps elementary schools in
low income neighborhoods develop strong science programs. Kid-periment helps teachers
develop lesson plans and provides them with teaching and lab materials for some
Leonardo requested that a grant
agency give $10,000 to Kid-periment. The grant agency’s board invited him in to
deliver a talk in support of his application. Leonardo delivered the 5-minute
presentation he gives to schools to get them excited about partnering with Kid-periment.
The board denied him the funds.
If we were analyzing this case
with the rhetorical canons, what would we say misfired in Leonardo’s presentation?
In public speaking, invention refers to:
Writing is ________, but language is ________.
say that you and your friend are talking about a movie currently playing in
theaters. He asks you how you liked the movie. You could say, “the ending was lousy” (implying most other
parts were pretty good) or “the ending waaass
LOOUUSSSYYY!!!” (it was really not a good ending and you have somewhat strong
feelings about this). The two responses have different meanings because of:
We typically want to avoid speaking in a monotone voice. Why?