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In “My First Speech,” Kristen Sabo depicts one of humanity’s greatest fears—public speaking. This Literacy Memoir describes and analyzes Kristen’s anticipation of her first college speech. Kristen uses transitions well to help her readers follow the narrative as it moves among different places and as it moves forward in time. What strategies does she use to make sure the essay is coherent? How might this Literacy Memoir be significant for a reader? What bigger themes does Kristen’s essay suggest?
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"My First Speech,"
The Idea of an Essay: Vol. 1
, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.cedarville.edu/idea_of_an_essay/vol1/iss1/5