Is it ok to open and close a speech with a quote?
If I have a quote in the intro of my speech, is it ok to have another quote as the clincher?
Its a self introductory speech. I feel both quotes that I want to use are relevant not only to each other, but to the speech as well. I just want to know if it's considered overkill when using two quotes for similar paragraphs (intro and conclusion) in one speech.
- Anonymous9 years agoFavorite Answer
This is fine, but try to make your end quote relevant to your opening quote and both should sum-up what your speech is about, so that a person who hears only the beginning or only the end will know what you are talking about and be able to go away and research it on their own.
- laelLv 44 years ago
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- 9 years ago
I don't know. I think the first quote would be fine, but for the final sentence I think you ought to come up with something yourself.
- MarloLv 69 years ago
yeah that would work.
" Life is but a dream and we are the imaginations of ourselves " and... they say we walk around half aware of our surroundings
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- 9 years ago