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02:02:03 PM Oct 9th 2016
Is there a variant where the speech giver attempts to be rousing, but actually makes the situation worse? Or is that just Playing With the trope?
02:51:19 PM Oct 24th 2011
What do the mythology examples have to do with speeches? Are they on the wrong page or just very poorly explained?
03:40:55 AM Jun 18th 2011
A seperate trope for De-motivational speeches?

Sometimes, I've seen this trope subverted very strongly. In Knights of the Old Republic II, when asked to set up defenses, you can sabotage various things, including a speech to the defenders.

My favorite part of that speech is when the protagonist can say that it really hurts to be shot between the legs, so try not to get shot!
02:13:49 PM Jun 28th 2010
I am utterly surprised that the page quote isn't the Crispin's Day speech. Do people really think a mere video game quote is a better example of a Rousing Speech than that?
02:05:22 AM Jun 29th 2010
edited by Madrugada
Page quotes should be relatively short. The Crispin's Day speech is great, but too long. Lots of the great ones are too long. That's why there's a Quotes Wiki page.
10:56:10 PM Jul 1st 2011
I think at least the last few lines of the Crispin's Day speech should be the quote. Either that or something from Churchill.
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