Unformatted text preview: There are 3 types of persuasion through speaking. The first one is based on character, more specifically, personal. The second is to be able to control how the audience thinks and the last one is based on proof or possible proof. If someone sounds like they know what they are talking about, we are more likely to believe them based on their personal character. This type of persuasion should be based on what they say, not how they look or act. Some people believe that personal character has nothing to do with persuasion, and that character is the most effective method of persuasion. Persuasion can also happen through emotion of the audience. And finally, persuasion happens through what message is actually being conveyed based on the topic....
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- Spring '12