Speaker, Audience, and Purpose
- Speaker is the voice that tells the story.
- You use speaker when you are writing or creating anything so you know what kind of voice is going to be heard (i.e. a fictional character, or a professional speaker).
- When using speaker you have to find the attributes and the influences of that speaker.
- You use speaker so you can figure out the influence for the meaning of any piece of work.
- The audience is the group of readers, watchers or listeners that the speaker is targeting.
- You use audience when writing a piece so you know exactly what to write and who you're writing it to.
- You figure out who you are going to target when getting your message across so you can write your piece.
- You use audience so you can figure out how and why to write your piece/text.
- The purpose is the reasoning behind the text. It tells the reader what to expect in the paper and what the specific focus will be.
- You use it when you need to create what the audience will be focusing on.
- You use purpose so you can create a thesis or a logical argument.
- You use purpose when you want to make your audience think or do something as a reaction to your piece.