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Describe demonstrative communication. Demonstrative communication includes nonverbal and unwritten communication and involves such things as facial expressions, tone of voice, body language, and so forth. Include the following elements in your paper:

-Provide examples showing how demonstrative communication can be effective and ineffective, positive and negative, for the sender and receiver.

-Explain how demonstrative communication involves listening and responding.

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Demonstrative communication is nonverbal and unwritten communication and involves body language, tone of voice, and facial expression. What is important is that demonstrative communication involves wordless messages. In human communication, demonstrative communication supports verbal communication and it can be used on its own to send messages. For example, if a person is smiling it conveys friendliness. Similarly, if a person is speaking cheerfully, it conveys a message of friendliness. On the other hand if a person is gruff it conveys negative impressions. Often a combination of demonstrative communications is used. The combination of the manner in which a person dresses, the confidence with which he looks into the eye of a person and his self-assurance speaks volumes for the person. A person can use nonverbal signals to convey an idea about her to others. Clothing, tattoos, and hairstyles are used by persons to convey a message about themselves these are examples of demonstrative communication.

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One of the most important means of demonstrative communication is facial expression. Communication is achieved through a change of the visual pattern over time but the facial expression can convey a mood or capture a sentiment. Similarly, the tone of voice can be used ...

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