Viola Davis’ 2015 Emmy Acceptance Speech.
- Analyze Viola Davis’ 2015 Emmy Acceptance Speech for its persuasive effects in terms of its quality of expression.
• Watch the video and read at least one newspaper report from the day after the speech.
• Analyze the language style of the speech, and explain why it added to the persuasiveness of the argument. Do not confuse delivery with word choice; the language style, of course, is not unrelated to the manner of delivery, but focus more on language than performance.