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The theory that people from different language communities perceive the world differently
The most difficult nonverbal cue to interpret, refers to body motions that help us feel at ease in conversations. Examples could include playing with a pencil, touching your hair, or playing with a ring
The subjective meaning of a word; what a word suggests because of feelings or associations it evokes
A figure of speech in which a word or phrase relates one object or idea to another object or idea that are not commonly linked together
The attraction that group members feel for each other and willingness to stick together
Asks listeners to demonstrate their acceptance of attitude, belief or value by beginning something
Appeal to Needs
Moves people to action by calling on their physical and psychological requirements and desires
Muted Group Theory
A theory suggesting status and power are linked and that women, ethnic minorities, and out-groups have little voice, they lack the power of appropriate language
A misunderstanding that occurs between a sender and a receiver because of the symbolic nature of language
Explanation how thought influences our reality and how though process influenced by language
Identifies and projects the speakers feelings and makes the message more relevant tot he listener
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