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The "target audience" refers to the group of people you most want to persuade.
It is not necessary to seek incremental change: if you give a good speech, the audience will come around to your point of view.
If an audience is apathetic, that means they are in favor of your topic and want to agree with you.
"I want to convince my audience that pit bulls are a loving breed and people should not be afraid to adopt them" is an example of:
The statement "A law should be passed that restricts all members of congress to only two terms in office" is an example of:
proposition of policy
Speeches to actuate focus on changing the audience's beliefs or attitudes.
When Larry gave his speech about why the Death Penalty should be outlawed, he provided five well-supported reasons, in a meaningful order. This organizational pattern is called:
statement of reasons
If you know the audience already opposes your position, you may want to use the "refutative" pattern.
Theresa gave a speech about how her state's decision to eliminate physical education in the schools was wrong. She focused on how the lack of physical education was contributing to childhood obesity, and she proposed a change in policy, so that physical education could be restored. The organizational pattern she used in her speech was:
The "motivated sequence" pattern is just another name for the "problem-solution" pattern.
All of these are characteristics of an ethical persuasive speech except:
it dismisses or misrepresents opposing points of view
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