Ch 12 - a pattern of organizing speech points in order,...

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Public Speaking, Ethics and You CHAPTER 12 Tropical pattern of arrangement- (also called categorical pattern) a pattern of organization main points a subtopics or categories of the speech topic; of all organizational patterns, this one offers the most freedom to structure speech points as desired Chronological pattern of arrangement- (also called temporal pattern.) A pattern of organizing speech points in a natural sequential order; it is used when describing a series of events in time or when the topic develops in line with a set pattern of actions or tasks. Spatial pattern of arrangement- a pattern of organization main points in order of their physical proximity or direction relative to each other; it is used when the purpose of a speech is to describe or explain the physical arrangement of a place, a scene, or an object Causal (cause-effect) pattern of arrangement-
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Unformatted text preview: a pattern of organizing speech points in order, first of causes and then of effects or vice versa; it is used when the cause-effect relationship is well established Problem-solution pattern of arrangement-a pattern of organization speech points so that they demonstrate the nature and significance of a problem first, and then provide justification for a proposed solution Narrative pattern of arrangement-a pattern of organizing speech points so that the speech unfolds as a story, with characters, plot, setting, and vivid imagery. In practice this pattern often is combined with other organizational patterns Circular pattern of arrangement-a pattern of organizing speech points so that one idea leads to another, which leads to a third and so forth until the speaker arrives back at the speech thesis....
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