After watching a persuasive speech from the Most Popular TED Talks of All Time, write a 300- to 500-word analysis (1½ to 2 pages). Be sure to reference (in a bibliography using APA format) the speech you watched and answer the following questions pertaining to the speech.

  • How does the speaker open the speech? What works well in his or her introduction?
  • How is the speech organized? Does it flow smoothly?
  • What are the main points and are they clear?
  • What facts, quotes, stats, or stories does the speaker include?
  • How does the speaker use emotion?
  • How does the speech utilize vivid language? Provide an example.
  • How does the speech end?
  • Is the speech effective? Did it persuade you?

The video for reference is in link bellow by Amy Cuddy “Your body language may shape who you are”…


Your assignment reflects all requirements and is complete in all respects.


You demonstrate a sophisticated, in-depth understanding of the topics.

Content development

You use carefully chosen, authoritative, and compelling content that demonstrates mastery of the subject; provide an advanced and thoughtful analysis of ideas; present an in-depth synthesis of ideas demonstrating insight and interpretation; and include meticulous references wherever necessary.


Your assignment contains well-documented statements and detailed references to the readings and other sources of information.

Writing mechanics

Your writing demonstrates sophisticated clarity, conciseness, and correctness.