Even though Jay has a PhD in Psychology (TED), this was not a ponderous speech that went deep into psychological terminology that would not be familiar to many people. Instead, she used a conversational tone, which made the speech easy to follow and enjoy...
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...eaking about people settling when everyone on Facebook is walking down the isle, which implies the need to belong and the need for a successful life based on societal social standards. Meg cleverly used the key principles of Maslow 's hierarchy of needs to further persuade the audience to her viewpoint.
Overall this was an excellent speech by Meg Jay. She was able to successfully present her ideology that people should start pursuing a better life in their 20s, instead of waiting to do this in their 30s. This was done in a very persuasive manner, by using appeals and backing up her main points with relevant statistics and her own experiences as a psycho therapist. When analyzing this speech, every check-box (elements of a speech) were marked with an excellent, and she incorporated so many appeals of speech, that this speech must be considered an outstanding speech.
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