5.1 Principles of Verbal Messages (Messages Can Be Onymous or Anonymous…
5.1 Principles of Verbal Messages
Message Meanings Are in People
The weight of the message varies from the message itself
For a captain telling a wife, her husband isn't coming home for dinner any longer the captain has regret and sadness for the loss. Whereas the wife just lost a huge part of her world.
Message Meanings vary in Assertiveness
Tend to be messages that you feel strongly about and enable you to act to your best abilities and don't infringe on others and their rights
Messages Can Be Onymous or Anonymous
You know the identity of who sent the information
The information is sent from an unknown source
Meaning Are Denotative and Connotative
Are able to be defined clearly like in a dictionary
Is the emotional meaning a person gives that can be felt
Message Meanings Vary in Abstraction
Abstraction is how broad or narrow the information given is about the subject
male with a hat
male with a hat that is a pink unicorn
Message Meanings Vary In Politeness
It can be asking for money back after you lent it to a friend and times are now hard. A loan shark hunting you down for her money back.
Messages Can Deceive
Can cause uncertainty about a subject or to get something someone wants. Like a guy at a bar hitting on gals. He might say things to impress a gal to get a date.
Messages Vary in Immediacy
Immediacy is a sense of compassion for what someone is trying to convey. It can be misconstrued for Intimacy