Elizabeth Warren is an interesting speaker. She can teach us the importance of human gestures and facial expressions, if nothing else:
She forcefully articulates leftist populism in a way that gets shared via social media more than any other Democratic politician. I take that as a sign that she is reaching her audience. To understand how that is working and what lessons we can learn from her public speaking strategy, I've analyzed one of her recent speeches in the Senate.
2) Rejecting "Examples"In Part Three of the Zombie Guide, I reject the public speaking textbook lore that there really is such a thing as an example that you can use in a speech. Using an example is a trap.
3) Figurative Arguments
|I don't know what Michelle Bachmann is doing over there on the left. The left? Irony abounds.|