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PS-Midterm SG - Study Guide Spring 2008-Public Speaking Jenna Bradshaw Chapter 1 Critical thinking Being able to separate the difference between

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Study Guide Spring 2008-Public Speaking Jenna Bradshaw Chapter 1 Critical thinking     Critical-evaluating, thinking outside the box, analyzing, judgments; able to process own  judgments Facts     Scientific, evidence, research Opinions     Thought, belief Strategic planning Speaker identifies their goals and then determines how best to achieve them; make choices  strategically Communication     Speaker, audience, context/venue, occasion     Speech audience, audience feedback, meaning is shared between the speaker and  audience Feedback     Responses from the audience to the speaker, often in the form of nonverbal cues Public     Open to or accessible by others; affects others Public forum A space (imagined rather than physical) in which citizens gather to discuss issues affecting  them; discussion characterized by certain assumptions about the need for cooperative action  and subjective judgment to resolve a problem Situation     The particular context in which a speech takes place Rhetoric     The art of persuasion; study of how messages affect people Rhetorical situation     A situation in which people’s understanding can be changed through messages 1. 2. Occasion; epidiedic (present) 3. Speaker 4. Speech Identification     The audiences’ expectations
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Ceremonial     Occasion; speaking that focuses on the present and is usually concerned with praise Deliberative     Future; speaking that focuses on the future and is usually concerned with what should be  done Forensic     Past; making judgments about the past; concerned with justice Exigence     Within occasion-a problem marked by urgency; developed/solved by appropriate message Strategy     A plan of action to achieve stated goals Informing     Providing listeners with new information or ideas Persuading     Influencing listeners’ attitudes and behavior Entertaining Stimulating a sense of community through the celebration of common bonds among speaker  and listeners Plagiarism     Using another person’s words as if they were your own Chapter 2 Purpose     The goal of the speech, the response sought from listeners Thesis     The main idea of the speech, usually stated in one or two sentences     Inform, persuade, and entertain Ethos     The speaker’s character as perceived by the audience     Pathos-comedy within speech     Logos-logic/organization within speech Introduction  The beginning of the speech, designed to get the audience’s attention, to state the thesis and 
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PS-Midterm SG - Study Guide Spring 2008-Public Speaking Jenna Bradshaw Chapter 1 Critical thinking Being able to separate the difference between

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