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EL-336 Speech/Writing Presentations

I guess if it weren't for writing, there would not be literacy. The fact that people have learned to read and write only means that communication was strong at one point. Speech was largely formed in the days of the Greeks. They spouted philosophies on science, theology, and other interests. Body movement played a role in those speeches. The speaker made certain gestures, or movements to display an emotional or dramatic tone to their speech. Writing then came about, speakers did not feel that this concept was acceptable. The written word was drab and preserved, it cut the point of memorization. In the twenty and twenty-first centuries, both writing and speech have intertwined. No more have they been isolated from one another.
I have babbled enough. I will see how the presentations go and then continue on with the blog....

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