Situational Elements In Critical Thinking

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The first concept I learned when enhancing my critical thinking in chapter ten is the audience you are trying to analysis for example the term audience analysis is a careful consideration of the demographic and situational factors of an audience in preparation for a speech to that audience (Diestler 2012). Its basically means adapting to your audience especially for example making a speech. Some times when giving a speech you have to adapt to your audience especially if they are not pay attention or listening to the speech that is being addressed. The concept believing is audience that agrees with the conclusion and reasoning of the speaker (Diestler 2012). The concept neutral audience is an audience that does not have a strong opinion on …show more content…
The ethos is the credibility or reputation of a speaker; ethos is one three persuasive elements of public speaking, along with logos and pathos (Diestler 2012). I believe that ethos or the moral petition, which means to convince the audience of the author’s credibility or character. The logos is the logical organization and creditable content in a speech, logos is one of three persuasive elements of the public speaking along with ethos and pathos (Diestler 2012). Therefore logos are a statement; sentence or argument used to influence or convince the directed audience by logic reasoning. Some logos example would be in inductive reasoning, which consists of detailed illustration that is drawn to an end. Another example would also be deductive reasoning is generalization at the early stage. The pathos is the use of emotional appeal to support conclusions pathos is one of the three persuasive elements of public speaking, along with ethos and logos (Diestler 2012). Pathos is an experience in life or work, for example in art work it can show different emotions that people can go through such as happy, sad, and sympathy. It reminds me of pictures or even certain body gestures that express the emotion. Therefore examples of ethos, logos and pathos are all different ways of convincing others by logic and …show more content…
There is a speech flow chart that illustrates a statement of reason pattern, which is followed by key points (Diestler 2012). It first begins with the introduction, which then demonstrates you can get the audience attention, and lead into your topic through the use of examples such as quotations, statistics, humor, or relevant anecdotes (Diestler 2012). The second concept would be body of the speech, which is a strong thesis, which shows the audience you know where you stand on the issue (Diestler 2012). Lastly the third concept would be the conclusion of the speech, which is the ending of speech about the issue that is being represented to the audience (Diestler 2012). Therefore persuasive speech is a specific type speech that is delivered with a purpose. The speaker communicates with an audience to accomplish specific goals, to ensure the accidence accept the point of view. A great example would be in politics special now days with the candidates given us persuasive

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