Ch 8 - Public Speaking, Ethics and You CHAPTER 8 Anecdote-...

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Public Speaking, Ethics and You CHAPTER 8 Anecdote - A brief story of an interesting, humorous, or real-life incident that links back to the speaker’s theme. Average - A summary of a set of data according to its typical or average characteristics; may refer to the mean, median, or mode. Brief example - A single illustration of a point. Cherry-picking - To selectively present only those facts and statistics that buttress your point to view while ignoring competing data. Example- An illustration whose purpose is to aid understanding by making ideas, items, or events more concrete and by clarifying and amplifying meaning. Expert testimony - Any findings, eyewitness accounts, or opinions by professionals who are trained to evaluate or report on a given topic; a form of supporting material. Extended example - Multifaceted illustrations of the idea, item, or event being described, thereby getting the point across and reiterating it effectively. Facts
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