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narrative
a story or account of events, experiences, or the like, whether true or fictitious.
ethos
Ethos is an effective persuasive strategy because when we believe that the speaker does not intend to do us harm, we are more willing to listen to what s/he has to say.
competence
adequacy; possession of required skill, knowledge, qualification, or capacity: He hired her because of her competence as an accountant.
brainstorming
a conference technique of solving specific problems, amassing information, stimulating creative thinking, developing new ideas, etc., by unrestrained and spontaneous participation in discussion.
noise
an electric disturbance in a communications system that interferes with or prevents reception of a signal or of information, as the buzz on a telephone or snow on a television screen
empathic listening
(also called active listening or reflective listening) is a way of listening and responding to another person that improves mutual understanding ..
critical listening
s that you must pay deep attention to what you are hearing.
apperiative listening
It is easy to appear appreciative when listening to someone. Nod your head up and down. This is a verbal clue to the other person that you are hearing what they are saying. Make noises the signal agreement. Lastly, make eye contact.
discriminative listening
is listening in order to differentiate sounds in the environment and speech sounds. ..
transitions
To improve your writing you need to make sure that your ideas, both in sentences and paragraphs, stick together or have coherence and ...
hearing
the act of perceiving sound.
rhetorical question
a question asked solely to produce an effect or to make an assertion and not to elicit a reply, as “What is so rare as a day in June?”
coercion
is the practice of forcing another party to behave in an involuntary manner
persuasion
is a form of social influence. It is the process of guiding or bringing oneself or another toward the adoption of an idea, attitude, or action by rational
analogy
s a cognitive process of transferring information or meaning from a particular subject (the analogue or source) to another particular subject (the target), and a linguistic expression corresponding to such a process. In a narrower sense, analogy is an inference or an argument from one particular to another particular, as opposed to deduction, induction, and abduction, where at least one of the premises or the conclusion is general.
clincher
a statement, argument, fact, situation, or the like, that is decisive or conclusive: The heat was the clincher that made us decide to leave the city.
dynamism
great energy, force, or power; vigor: the dynamism of the new governor
inductive thought process used in persuasion
thought process that arrives at a general conclusion based on observations or experiences
deductive thought process used in persuasion
thought process that arrives at a specific conclusion based on logical premise and or facts