Find Your Humorous Voice—Will Rogers
Lecture no. 4 from the course: The Art of Public Speaking
Taught by Professor John R. Hale | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses
Learn how to use humorous techniques such as hyperbole, incongruity, and surprise—even when your speech is of the utmost seriousness. The secret of effective humor, as speeches by Will Rogers and others show, is to ensure that each laugh makes a point and focuses your audience's attention on the topic.