This text introduces basic concepts in speech communication and can be used in a course taking a theory or skills approach. Early chapters examine the history of communication study and provide definitions, and subsequent chapters look at basic encoding and decoding processes.Chanting and love bombing are two different speech events that take place in this retreat setting. Speech events can often be broken down into speech acts, or individual, purposeful acts of communication. During love ... Conveniently, the first letters of these items spell the word speaking. Hymes ... Key is the tone or spirit (for example, joking, aggressive, or ecstatic) in which a given activity is undertaken.
|Title||:||Thinking Through Communication|
|Publisher||:||Allyn & Bacon - 2001|