Campaign trail

For Part 1 your assignment, please watch the videos below and answer the questions.

Al Gore:

Al Gore speech on the 1992 election campaign trail

Malcolm X (Denzel Washington):

Denzel Washington Malcolm X Movie Speech



  • For the Al Gore video, how did he use repetition? Was it effective? Why or why not?
  • In the Malcolm X video, where did you see repetition?
  • In the Malcolm X video, what did you notice about his use of vivid language? Do you think his use of language evoked a response in his audience? Why or why not?

Part 2:Metaphors:please start by either reading or listening to the lyrics of the Elvis Presley song, “All Shook Up.”

please watch the following Ted Talk called Metaphorically Speaking:

1. Write 1 paragraph summarizing the material in the Ted Talk;