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Purpose: to influence the audience's attitudes, beliefs, values and acts.
- limit alternatives
- seek a response
- respect audience choices
Rubenstein, Hannah, Dan O'Hair and Rob Stewart. Speaker's Guidebook: text and reference. 3rd ed. Boston: Bedofrd/St Martin's, 2007. Print.
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