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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. equivocation
  2. contempt:
  3. euphemisms
  4. Hostile emotions
  5. Humor
  1. a violates expectations
  2. b leads you to feel that you are better than someone else- the most harmful emotion in an interpersonal relationship
  3. c language that disguises the speaker's true intentions through strategic ambiguity.
  4. d are vague, mild expressions symbolizing something more harsh or blunt
    - can provide a way to talk about sensitive topics
    - can desensitize people to important issues
  5. e Anger: an emotional response to being wronged



5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the positivity or negativity of an emotion
  2. words that invoke strong positive or negative connotations.
  3. when we interact socially, we constantly negotiate our use of space
    how much space we prefer depends on several factors:
    - temperament
    - nature of the situation
    - how well we know those around us
  4. all meaning behind words is assigned by the users of the language
    language can be arbitrary because it is symbolic
    one exception is onomatopoeia: buzz, click, meow, boom, snap
  5. is a form of profanity meant to degrade or intimidate people based on their sex, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability status, or political or moral views.

5 True/False questions

  1. Sapir - Whorf Hypothesis:distinct emotional experiences not consisting of combinations of other emotions


  2. simulationacting like you are feeling an emotion


  3. libel and slanderare defamatory statements made about others


  4. Nonverbal communication is our primary means of expressing emotion-facial expressions or gestures can indicate how someone else should interpret our verbal message
    - examples includes wink to indicate a joke or a smile to indicate sincerity


  5. Language is symbolicwords represent objects or ideas but do not constitute them.
    the meaning of words and symbols evolves over time


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