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Persuasive Speech Requirements

Your Persuasive Speech Must:

  • Argue the topic successfully
  • Be well written and well delivered
  • Be easily understood and appropriate for your audience
  • Be 3-4 minutes long



  • A clear persuasive argument (emotion, logic, authority-pathos, logos, ethos)
  • Use 3 examples of compelling evidence that supports your topic (3 concrete details)
  • Commentary on why you believe in your argument and why the audience should believe you.
  • At least 2 rhetorical strategies (questioning, humor, repetition, parallelism, persuasive words, analogy, etc.)

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