Principles of Verbal Messages 5.1 (Message Meanings vary in abstraction …
Principles of Verbal Messages 5.1
Message meanings are in people.
As you change the meaning of your words change.
Messages are denotative and connotative
Denotative is the objective.
Connotative is an emotional meaning.
Messages can be onymous or anonymous
Onymous messages are signed.
Anonymous messages are left unidentified.
Messages vary in immediacy
Reveal something significant about yourself.
Talk about commonalities.
Immediacy is the creation of closeness.
Maintain appropriate eye contact and smile.
Message Meanings vary in abstraction
Classica American Film
Abstraction is the general concept of entertainment.
Message meanings vary in politeness
Messages vary in in how nice and not so nice that you say things.
Messages can Decieve
Liars hold things backand take longer to respond.
Liars make no sense.
Lying refers to the act of a false statement or act.
They are tense and give off a negative impression.
Message Meanings Vary in Assertiveness
They are very open about their feelings.
They stand up and argue for what is right.
Assertive messages express how you really feel.