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Analysis of a speech by Oprah Winfrey

The 2018 Golden Globe Awards were handed out last night (7 January 2018). There were several highlights and many winners, but the overwhelming consensus is that Oprah Winfrey stole the show. Winfrey, a talk show host, actress and philanthropist was … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 264) – Oprah Winfrey

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” — Oprah Winfrey Photo courtesy of oprah.com

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Reflections on Lance Armstrong’s Confession

An awful lot of ink has been spilt over the past few days about Lance Armstrong in the wake of his confession to Oprah Winfrey. And more ink will doubtless continue to be spilt in the weeks, months and years … Continue reading

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Rhetorical Devices: Epizeuxis

This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device: Epizeuxis Origin: From the Greek ἐπιζευγνυμή (epizeugnumi), meaning “to join together” or “to fasten together”. In plain English: … Continue reading

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