Talk show Essay Topics

Phatic Talk

Due to the GSP of the show, some phatic talk will be included in Best of Friends. There are sections in the show that are devoted specifically to phatic talk, and the participants are asked to give a little background information on themselves and their friendship: “Well, I first came to the school in Year… View Article

Story About DeGeneres

In 1958, DeGeneres was born in Metairie, Louisiana. She was born the daughter of an insurance salesmen named Elliot, and a working mother, Betty, who soon divorced when DeGeneres was a teenager (“Ellen DeGeneres”, U*X*L). After the divorce, Degeneres and her mother moved to Atlanta. There, DeGeneres found her mother getting sadder and sadder. So… View Article