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2. Law of Size: among competing stimuli, the larger is preferred to the smaller — Hand motions - Make concept/idea bigger in audience's mind (compare/contrast, support) - Use the "big" voice
3. Law of Change: the moving is preferred to the one at rest (change attracts attention
vs. static) ~ Change voice — inflection - Movement, gesture — Support material — use variety/mix it up (explanation, statistics, anecdote,
4. Law of Pattern & Organization: that which is organized has preference over that
which is disorganized - Teii what message is trying to do 8: path it's going in - Aristotie: ”State your case, and then prove it.”
5. Law of Familiarity: the familiar is preferred to the strange A speech subject should be appropriate to what three things?
1‘ To you, the speaker
2. For the occasion for which it's given
3. To your audience
"Any subject is a good subject." Agree or disagree with this statement, justifying your answer. -
- There are no bad subjects for communication; aii subjects are good
— Development of subject is the most important
- Some subjects are better than others because they’ re more ﬁtting for that speciﬁc
time or audience
. ‘ Explain the statement, "A speaker is a source of subjects”.
_ - Subjects you select should grow out of you
- Your reading wiil generate many potential subjects
— Come from: ﬁeld of study, activities, religious beliefs
What are five sources you might consuit in building a bibliography for research?
— Books in Print (hardcopy), World Cat (electronic)
2. iournai Articles '
- PAiS (Public Affairs), Readers Guide to Periodicals, Legal Periodicals (Lexus
Nexus, The Law Reviews from various Law Schools), specialized magazines
3. Government Doouments
- ClS indexes, legal hearings _~ 4. Special Interest Grougs f 5. Newsgagers
What are the three purposes of the introduction to a speech? 1. Grab the attention of the audience ...
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- Spring '08