The Last Supper

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Preparation is vital in presenting any form of speech. How well prepared and knowledgeable you are of the topic there is a higher chance of delivering an effective speech. In the deliverance of my informative speech there are flaws seen in vocal and visual, but the effectiveness and goal of the topic were met. Delivery does not only requires appearance, posture, and vocal, but most importantly preparedness and how engaged you are with the audience. Delivery makes up three components visual, vocal, and verbal that all plays a key role in presentation. Firstly, visual provides my audience with how vocal and ebullient I present myself to be. After critiquing myself my use of visual needed some more improvement. Eye contact with the audience shows …show more content…
Concluding my presentation I felt satisfied that my goal in presenting new and valuable information was met. I presented under a time constraint of five minutes, but allowing myself to get all the information necessary to meet my speech goal out to my audience required portion and time management. I spent least time on information that were not as relevant to meet my speech goal. Doing this allowed me to have sufficient time to spend on new information. The new and important information I presented from my topic on ‘The Last Supper’ painting by Leonardo Da Vinci were the positioning of Judas and the musical composition found within the painting. Leonardo Da Vinci’s painting of ‘The Last Supper’ included Judas along with the other disciples. Da Vinci did this as a way to allow his audience to interact with the artwork to figure out which of the disciples was Judas, the betrayer. Judas was a betrayer who deceived Jesus for 30 pieces of silver. Leonardo included Judas which made his painting unique from other painters such as Domencio Ghirlandaio who excluded Judas. Judas was often seen at the front of the table or away from the other disciples. This allowed the audience to easily spot who the betrayer was. The second piece of new information I presented was the hidden musical piece found within the painting discovered in 2003 by Giovanni Maria Pala. He made this discovery after examining the positioning of the hands and breads vertically and horizontally on top of each other played from right to left. The piece was played the same way Da Vinci wrote his personal letters and the musical piece sounded like a