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8.2: Exploring Types of Support

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    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how speakers can use statistics to support their speeches.
    2. Differentiate among the five types of definitions.
    3. Differentiate among four types of supportive examples.
    4. Explain how narratives can be used to support informative, persuasive, and entertaining speeches.
    5. Differentiate between the two forms of testimony.
    6. Differentiate between two types of analogies that can be used as support.


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