Communication Studies 2060 Final

  1. Know the 8 components of the specific speech situation:
    • Exigence
    • practical judgment
    • audience
    • constraints
    • speaker
    • occasion
    • purpose
    • message
  2. Exigence is...
    an experience that makes us feel a combo of

    concern and uncertainy,
  3. Practical judgment is...
    the act of defining “something” in terms of a general category for the purpose of making a practical decision,77
  4. audience is...
    anyone that might be influenced by the speech ,79
  5. constraints are...
    obstacles that stand in the way of us and the attainment of our goals ,
  6. speaker is...
    a rhetor that uses persuasive discourse to achieve their goal ,
  7. occasion is...
    the specific setting shared by audi . and rhetor ,
  8. purpose is...
    the reason for and circumstance under which the occasion occured and message spoken language delivered to persuade an audience
  9. What makes an exigence a rhet. exig
    public “ issues that generates concern and uncertainty and which can beresolved in part by rhetorical persuasion 73 Later Crick says a speaker tries to move an audience from a “contested exigence” to an “uncontested exigence”—what does that mean? He is turning to move the audience to a consensus about the issue.74
  10. The diff. betw. “situated aud.” and “target aud.”
    Situated audience is the people physically present; targeted aud. is the people you want to persuade that are capable of acting (ideally the best possible aud,)
  11. rhetorical constraints are...
    obsticales that need to be over caom before persuasion can happen
  12. internal constraints are..
    beliefs, atttidudes and values
  13. external constraints are...
    objects, people, processes, event.
  14. Does Crick make a distinction betw. a “speaker” and a
    speaker is the person who simple says words for an audience but the rhetoric a conscious instigator of social action who uses persuasive discourse to achieve his or her ends 84
  15. How does the occasion “constrain”?
    some topics or forms are not appropriate for specific occasions 85
  16. Rhetorical purpose properly focuses on
    The reason for the occasion ??? 93
  17. Is the message the spoken language itself or something
    the spoken language
  18. Also, does rhetorical public speech include pretty sounding but largely empty words?
    • No. That “mere rhetor is empty and is usually used
    • to “evaded” rather than “move”90
  19. Organizational plans for main points
    • Problem-solution
    • pro-con
    • comparative advantage
    • Monroe’s Motivated Sequence
  20. Problem-solution
    lays out a problem and presents a clear solution
  21. pro-con
    examines a particular solution to some problem and articulates positives and negatives,
  22. comparative advantage
    puts two competing solutions side- by side, and show how one is more advatage
  23. Monroe’s Motivated Sequence:
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Communication Studies 2060 Final
1st part of cards for CMST 2060 based on Filbel Study guide