Beware: The AIM Triangle is NOT the Rhetorical Triangle!
Imagine you have been asked to prepare a presentation with speaker's notes on the Rhetorical Triangle for the following group of students:
Audience: Fifty students who have neither seen the Classroom Materials nor read the readings for this unit.
Topics: The Rhetorical Triangle, the speaker, the audience, the topic/setting
Rhetorical Triangle: The dynamic relationship among the speaker, the audience, and the topic/setting is known as the Rhetorical Triangle. The rhetorical triangle is comprised of three primary elements: the speaker, the audience, and the topic/setting. The shape and form of the rhetorical act or presentation is driven by these three primary elements.
The Speaker: The actual individual speaking
The Audience: Who will actually be attending in addition to those who may not be present but will be influenced by or have access to the content of the presentation
The Topic/Setting: Remember that the setting includes both the physical place and the social/cultural backdrop of the content of the presentation.
Create a simple 5-10 slide PowerPoint presentation with notes that will relay the key points to this audience. Your presentation should contain the following elements:
- Bulleted lists
- Numbered lists
- Each slide will need notes
This solution provides help in the preparation of a presentation on the Rhetorical Triangle using point form and information for notes are also provided. A diagram of the three components e.g. audience, speaker, topic of the Rhetorical Triangle is included.