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Speech quiz 3

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Connotative Meaning
The meaning suggested by the associations or emotions triggered by a word or phrase
Denotative Meaning
The literal or dictionary meaning of a word or phrase.
Simile
An explicit comparison, introduced with the word "like" or "as" between things that are essentially different yet have something in common.
Example of simile
"air pollution is eating away at the monuments in Washington D.C like a giant Alka-Seltzer tablet."
Example of Metaphor
"America's citites are the windows through which the world looks at American society."
Alliteration
"we should not demean our democracy with the politics of distraction, denial, and despair"
Antithesis
"Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country."
Inclusive language
Language that does not stereotype, demean, or patronize people on the basis of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or other factors
Ways to avoid inclusive lang
Avoid stereotyping jobs and social roles by gender and inclusive he
Slang
Language of the street that is informal colorful expressions that may be widely used but still not standard language and inappropriate in some settings.
Manuscript, Memory, Impromptu, Extemporaneous
What are the 4 methods of speech delivery?
Pitch
The highness or lowness of the speaker's voice
Vocal Variety
Changes in a speaker's rate, pitch, and volume that give the voice variety and expressiveness.
Pronunciation
The accepted standard of sounds and rhythm for words in a given language.
Articulation
The physical production of particular speech sounds.
Defective Persuasion
Occurs often in our society either-or-thinking artificially restricts choices to a good or bad option (there may be other options)
Questions of fact, value, or policy
Types of persuasive speeches
Questions of fact
a question about the truth or falsity of an assertion
Speech on value
A quesiton about the worth, rightness, morality, and so forth of an idea or action
passive agreement or immediate action
What 2 things does persuasive speeches attempt to gain?
Awareness, Understanding, Agreement, Enactment, Integration
Process of persuasion has 5 steps or phases
Reluctant Audience
What are some challenges to effective speaking?
Initial, Derived, Terminal
What are the different types of credibility?
Competence, Character, Likeableness, Forcefulness
What are the four parts of ethos?
Specific instances, principle, causual reasoning, analogical reasoning
What are the four types of reasoning?
Identification and Magnification
What are the different ceremonial speaking techniques?
Speeches of Introduction, Presentation, Acceptance, commemorative
Speeches that fall into the category of Ceremonial speeches
Building Credibility
What is the first stage of the Persuasive Process?