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20 Cards in this Set

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Aesthetic communication
defined by use, qualities, and effect or response.
Elocutionary Movement
popular in britain and the united states in the 18-19 centuries. taught speakers how to emphasize, gesture, and use of tones to communicate meanings. elocution focused on delivery. on vocal qualities and body movements
Physical Setting
a room or place in which the performance takes place
Cultural Setting
dealing with broader social situations
a Written, visual, and oral art form that represents cultural history and the human experience.
any human document - Ranging from songs and physical movemnts to works of literature and to noncanonical and nonliterary text.
Diological Theory
Conversation or dialogue forms the foundation for all communication.
Informative Purpose
to increase to the audiences understanding or knowlege about the topic
to persuade
create, maintain or to change thir audiences beliefs, behaviors, values or attitudes
to convince
to influence mental processes.
to actuate
to motivate readers to behave in a specific way
to reinforce
maintain readers current beliefs,actions or values
expressive purpose
to express or confess their thoughts, feelings, and opinions about
topics as disparate as nature's beauty, love of country, family ties, religious sentiment, and experiences that evoke stong emotional responses
process anxiety
feeling like you dont know how to go about doing soemthing.
performance anxiety
related to the actual performance or delivery of the presentation
psychological response
begins when you first get the assignment, in which your mind plays 'games' with you
physiological responses
bodily reactions to frightening situations
fight or flight mechanism
when faced with a threatening situation, your body goes into defense mode, whether the threat is real or imagined
stage fright
the idea of standing in front of an audience and performing a piece of literature.
the form of written language that is not organized according to the formal patters of verse.