Communication notes 2010 - • Alliteration words with same...

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Communications What is language? Symbolized thought Obscure Influence perception Set parameters of thought When did language begin? Glottology- study of the origin of language No original language exist today Language is not static More than 5000 languages currently used today Linguistic relativity hypothesis What we perceive is limited by the language in which we speak and think Different languages lead to different patterns of thought Five cannons of rhetoric Invention Arrangement Style Delivery Memory What is style? Is language isn’t effective it is bad If effective it is good Effective language Helps listeners remember what you said
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Awakens feelings Moves people to action Rhetorical devices Simile- using like or as Metaphor- not using like or as Hyperbole- exaggerating
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Unformatted text preview: • Alliteration- words with same sound used repeatedly • Parallelism- same sentence structure used repeatedly • Antithesis- • Repetition • Inversion- how yoda would say it • Onomatopoeia- words that represent sounds- BOOM POW • Portmanteau word- words that are two or more words combined- ginormous Bad rhetorical devices • Malapropism- using inappropriate words that don’t convey the message clearly • Spoonerism – mixing up words like saying- Yhank tou ( put beginning letters on wrong word ) Involuntary Non-verbal communication • Liars don have trouble making eye contact • Guilty people don’t fidget any more than innocent people do Do lie detectors work? 1. No they work if you think they do 2. Nonverbal communication is not a science...
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