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The Advanatages and Roles of Conducting Surveys
Conducting a survey is a method of collecting data from a population of interest using a system. It is intended to be quantitative in nature. A survey aims to collect information from a sample population in which the results represent the interest of the population within a specific degree of error. A standardized and st...
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The Relationship Between Language and Culture and the Importance of Good Communication Strategies in International Businesses
In the article, "Found in Translation: Consultant Bridges Cultural
Differences", a man named Jay Townsend has brought many types of talents
back home to Alabama from Asia. Jay became homesick and decided to move
back to Montgomery and he opened the Balhae/USA Business Consulting
company. By opening this consulting company,...
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A Letter on the Fallacies of Facebook
Dear , I am sure you are aware of the growing popularity of social media in today's society. Even I tend to get somewhat caught up in all of the different social sharing apps like Facebook and Instagram. However, social media is said to be a negative influence on society because it causes people to be depressed. It may s...
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An Examination and Understanding of the Commercialization of Sexuality
The focus of this paper will examine the commercialization of sexuality. Sexuality as a commodity permeates the culture we live in; sex appears in all forms of media—advertisements, music videos, etc. I chose this topic because I think understanding how sex as a product is sold to consumers through various mediums is import...
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The Lack of Emotion in Communication Today
Technology- Cyber friends are easier to have a conversation with As technology continues to develop and improve, society becomes more and more intrigued in the new devices, updates, and networks that often times we may lose parts of our humanity. It’s as if we’re robots constantly communicating through these devices rather...
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The Importance of Getting to Know Our Partner before Committing Marriage
When starting a relationship people look for similarities, but the truth is opposites attract. When I started to date my fiancé James I thought we were practically the same person. Since then I have realized that we have so much that we don’t have in common such as how we clean, how we dress, and how we drive. I have never...
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Praising and Blaiming
September 6, 2016 at 9:05am Blaming has typically been thought of as a bad thing, a negative thing; while praising has always been thought of as a positive thing. To most people, including myself, blaming is a way to get out of something one did. Rather than take the responsibility yourself, you blame it on another. Praisi...
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A Review of the Dramatist Theory Formulated by Kenneth Burke
In the early 1950s, there came a theorist by the name of Kenneth Burke who was fascinated by words and why they were chosen for rhetoric. After years of study he came up with what is now known as the Dramatism Theory. Dramatism is a way of analyzing language as an action instead of just communicating (Griffin, Ledbetter, Sp...
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An Analysis of the Public Apology of Ray Rice, an American Football Player
Ray Rice: Sincere or Not? Ray Rice, a former well-known American football player, did the unthinkable to his then fiancée. In February of 2014, he physically assaulted her on an elevator and the entire thing was caught on camera. Several videos quickly surfaced, showing the whole situation to the public. While the videos w...
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The World of Art and Advertising in Merchants of Cool and Beautiful Losers
Art and Advertising After a close analyzation of the world of art and advertising, I have come to the conclusion that these worlds are not all that different. The documentary Merchants of Cool goes in depth about the field  of advertising and really gives you a new perspective of the life of being an advertiser and a consu...
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The Difference between Men and Women in Terms of Communication
Deborah T. or Deborah C. In Deborah Tannen’s excerpt from “Sex, Lies and Conversation” she addresses the fact that men and women think differently, therefore communicate differently. Her counter-case, Deborah Cameron’s article “What Language Barrier?” ask the question, is there really evidence to back up the claim that...
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The Different Factors That Makes up a Happy Marriage
The Lord’s standard for marriage is between a man and a woman who are legally married, and as Dieter F. Uchtdorf said, “Once you commit to being married, your spouse becomes your soulmate.” We’re also told, that we should try to keep it that way, always. It might not always be easy, but what point is there in making a commi...
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The Powerful Influence of Our Words
Words have a powerful impact in the world we live in, the words themselves as well as the way they are expressed, hold tremendous power. In today’s society, words can be so powerful that they can also be extremely dangerous. The existence of words has dated back as early as the creation of time, when God created all living...
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An Analysis of Into the Breach, a Speech by King Henry
King Henry uses the English language in a way that revitalizes his
soldiers' hope and will to fight. A good example of this quality is seen in
his "Into the breach" speech, urging the men to continue the fight against
Harfleur. The content of this speech affects his men in two ways: it
appeals to their brute strength, and a...
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A Critique of Florence Kelley's Speech to the American Woman Suffrage Association
During the late 1800s and early 1900s, child labor was widely used. Because of the low pay during this time, families had to send their children, some even as young as 6 years, to work in factories with unsafe conditions, especially for children this young. Also around this time, women were still not given the right to vote...
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An Evaluation of the Speech of the 14th Dalai Lama to the European Parliament in Strasbourg
Throughout the speech the 14th Dalai Lama gave in 2001 to the European Parliament in Strasbourg focused on one imperative aspect: recognizing the European Union Parliament’s “inspiring example for a cooperative and peaceful co-existence among different nations and peoples and deeply inspiring for people like myself who stro...
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The Issue of New Era Communication and Its Effects on the Marriage of Couples
Everyone has a variety of different reasons as to why a marriage fails. Whether it is on the men's part or the women's part, divorce has a way of being predominant in the 21st century. Most gentlemen think the ladies are too “bossy” and “arrogant.” Most ladies think men are “messy” and “stubborn.” However, there are shared...
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A Comprehensive Analysis of Anchors Don't Come in Pretty Boxes, an Article by Katie Brandi
This article, “Anchors Don’t Come in Pretty Boxes” begins with what seems like an empty beginning. She tells of her two friends and how they lost their house the night of her own wedding. The author expressed how Dylan and her boyfriend had decided to start over in California with only the things they had brought on their c...
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The Impact of Communication in Our Everyday Life
Communication is Everything I believe communication is everything. Dating probably even back to the Stone Age where Cavemen walked the earth, there was communication. I mean, somehow, in some way, they would have had to communicate and this is how things or issues were solved. Not necessarily is communication used just as...
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The Dangers and Benefits of Using Emotional Appeals in Communication
My personal belief is that logic trumps all emotion in most, if not every aspect of life. When emotional appeals are used, they are used to elicit similar responses from the listener. The same is true about displays of emotion; they are meant to invoke the identical response. Human beings are emotional creatures, so every a...
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An Overview of the Purpose of the Theories of Stereotypes and Stereotyping by Stangor & Schaller
In the process of communication, there are two useful theories that come into play. The purpose for these theories are to help us investigate personhood and its functions, which are theories of stereotypes and stereotyping (Stangor & Schaller, 1995) and cultural discourse analysis (Carbaugh, 2007). Accor...
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A Report on Three Guest Speeches on the Art of Storytelling by Dennis Boyne, Guildmaster Kiernan, and Mallory Zondag
The Art of Storytelling In this last act of short story class, we had various speakers come in to tell us many different aspects of the art of storytelling, and each one was different and unique than the other. The three speakers that came in were Dennis Boyne, Guildmaster Kiernan, and Mallory Zondag. One thing I fou...
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The Definition and Characteristics of a Language Community
A language community is a group of people who use similar norms and
terms for communication. Although some minor variations may exist within a
community, they are usually not major. Whenever there are a large number of
differences in communication style, it is likely that the people who are
communicating are from different...
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Suggestive Themes in Content Made for Children: Do They Have Negative or Positive Effects?
It happens to everyone. As we grow up, we decide it’s time to re-experience our childhood favorite movies, television shows, and stories. We often see things that we missed when we were younger, and most of the time it is suggestive themes that we missed. That’s right, there are sexual themes, violent themes, drug themes, a...
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An Argument against the Notion That Vocabulary Impacts Communication
"The vocabulary we have does more than communicate our knowledge; it shapes what we can know." Evaluate the claim with reference to different areas of knowledge. Communication these days are very important to get around anywhere, but does the vocabulary we have shape what we know as a person? I believe what the title is...
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