Chapter 4 Q&A - Chapter 4 1. Meanings are created...

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Chapter 4 1. Meanings are created from: a. Individual preferences b. Collective customs c. Individual memories d. Individual Customs 2. The actual object or concept words stand for is known as the: a. Meaning b. Symbol c. Referent d. Implication 3. The dictionary definition of a word is the: a. Connotative meaning b. Webster's meaning c. Denotative meaning d. Abstract meaning
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4. The implied emotional meaning of a word is the: a. Connotative meaning b. Dictionary meaning c. Denotative meaning d. Abstract meaning 5. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of oral style? a. Simpler than written style. b. Direct references to audience. c. Employs more stories than written style. d. Employs more fully logical chains of arguments than written style. 6. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of written style when compared to oral style? a. Affects audience primarily through transmitting information. b. More linear and organized than oral style. c. Follows grammatical rules more strictly than oral style. d. More emphasis is on social relationships.
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7. Words containing many referents are: a. Euphemistic b. Abstract c. Multi-value oriented d. Concrete 8. Words containing few referents are: a. Euphemistic b. Abstract c. Single-value orientated d. Concrete 9. Using language to confuse or distort reality is known as: a. Abstractness b. Doublespeak c. Antonyms d. Taboo
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10. Carter, who is running for US Senate, is speaking to a group of ironworkers. He says, "We all have a
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Chapter 4 Q&A - Chapter 4 1. Meanings are created...

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