Speech is the mirror of the soul; as a man speaks, so is he. ~Publilius Syrus
A collection of vintage postcards designed when women were admitted to the Paris bar in 1900. Beautiful images, interesting commentary on women’s prescribed gender roles, especially as rhetoricians and public speakers.
William Deresiewicz discusses the changes in what friendship means from classical times, through modernity, to the present. He argues that the meaning of friendship has changed from a relationship to a feeling, which he thinks is an erosion. Do you agree?
Monroe’s Motivated Sequence is a great way to organize your persuasive speech. Here’s a video explanation designed by a student and illustrated with the topic of plastic waste.