The persuasive powers of text, voice, and film: a lecture hall experiment with a famous speech

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    This paper presents and discusses a lecture hall experiment concerning the rhetorical impact of different media. The experiment brings out notable differences in the effects of persuasion and argument embedded in the same set of words - in this case an extract from a historic speech - when presented respectively in writing, as speech, and on film.
    TitelISSA 8th International Conference on Argumentation, Amsterdam 2014
    Antal sider11
    Udgivelses stedAmsterdam
    ForlagSic Sat International Center for the Study of Argumentation Amsterdam
    Publikationsdato22 sep. 2014
    ISBN (Trykt)978 90 361 0450 0
    StatusUdgivet - 22 sep. 2014
    BegivenhedThe 8th ISSA Conference on Argumentation 2014 - University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Holland
    Varighed: 1 jul. 20144 jul. 2014 (Link til konference)


    KonferenceThe 8th ISSA Conference on Argumentation 2014
    LokationUniversity of Amsterdam


    • argument
    • experiment
    • film
    • mountaintop
    • persuasiveness
    • rhetoric
    • soundtrack
    • text
    • visual
    • voice

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