The general purpose of any speech refers to the overall intent of the information in the speech. There are
many general speech purposes.- to inform (either descriptive or process speeches), to persuade, (to actuate,
convince, or stimulate), or to entertain. All you need to do in the section on general purpose is to write
any one of the above general purposes you were assigned to accomplish.
A specific purpose is one of the most important items in your outline and in your speech. The specific purpose
is the point, the objective, or the intention of the speech. The specific purpose should combine the
general purpose and the specific topic on your outline
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