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COMM2213: Final Exam Study Guide For the sources of materials; check the original reviews (these are lifted out from the weekly reviews) Nonverbal: How does Tannen define “message” and “metamessage”. Briefly list the conversational signals and conversational devices Tannen describes. What is the difference between a signal and a device? How are these related to messages and metamessages? What are the two perspectives people use to understand interpersonal interactions? Compare and contrast these two perspectives (i.e., what is the relationship between these two perspectives?). What are the three primary units that are the focus of the theory and research associated with nonverbal communication? Provide examples for each category. What are the three models people use to explain how they notice the violation and how they’d react? How do they explain the process of people’s reaction to immediacy violation? Define and provide examples for these three models. Identity : Be able to define and give examples of the four kinds of identities. What does it mean to say that interactional identities are distinct from master identities but not independent of them? What does it mean to say someone uses a “marked” vs. “unmarked” form of speech? Why is it important in our everyday life to know how to “mark” one’s speech? What is Sapier-Whorf hypothesis? Do you agree with this theoretical argument? What is functional relativism? Politeness: Be able to define and give examples of each of the five politeness strategies. Be able to explain where each strategy falls on the politeness continuum (from most face threatening to least face threatening) and why. [In the exam, I may give you a scenario and ask you to provide/analyze a
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