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Unformatted text preview: whole point of writing is to help people understand something. Summarization is the best technique used in this text because when one is writing about something that not a lot of people are familiar with, one has to explain everything. The fact that the authors summarized the study so well is the reason I was able to understand it so well. One example of how well everything was summarized is exemplified in the very first sentence of the text, “This study investigated the effects of religious beliefs, social conservatism, self acceptance, sex of the listener, and level of fear appeal on an audience’s subjective evaluation of and information retention from a religious speech or sermon.” It gets right to the point and the reader does not have to guess what the article is about. Bass 2...
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- Spring '10
- Law, Faith, Appeal to fear, Stephanie Bass, Stephanie Bass English