TB9 SPA Lecture 3; Political communication

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1. In Bulls & Wells (2002), what % of applause was uninvited due to direct response to speech content or misreading of rhetorical devices?

  • 60%
  • 14%
  • 10%
  • 20%
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2. Was uninvited applause described by Atkinson?

  • No
  • Yes

3. What is a critique of Atkinsons (1984) analysis of rhetoric?

  • Does not use comprehensive sampling- may not be representative of political speech making as a whole
  • Does not use statistical tests to support claims and so lacks empirical support
  • Does not use the correct populations and so may not be culturally relevent
  • Based on selected extracts and has low internal validity

4. How does delivery affect applause according to Atkinson?

  • Delivery increases the chance of a rhetorical device receiving applause
  • Delivery indicates whether or not a rhetorical device is to be taken as an applause invitation

5. What may explain the remainder of applause in political speeches?

  • Number of participants and audience members, delivery, negative naming, content
  • Synchrony, speech content, uninvited applause, delivery, culture
  • Biological motion, speech content, uninvited applause, delivery, culture
  • Number of participants and audience members, delivery, culture, content

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