audience


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AUDIENCE. A hearing. It is usual for the executive of a country to whom a minister has been sent, to give such minister an audience. And after a minister has been recalled, au audience of leave usually takes place.

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But ultimately this method proves valuable-if only because Ruddock is such a good guide to audience studies.
What might be called the "old romantic genius" model described by Apted, in which a visionary creator produces and an audience passively consumes culture as intended, is over.
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Is the audience brought into the presentation at an emotional level?
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Throughout the show, Ant attempts to shock the audience with statements like, "You know when the black people laugh, that shit's funny," and by quizzing audience members on their penis size, pubic hair grooming practices, and anal sex experiences.
There's an electricity in the air and the audience responds right away.
Muller demonstrated as much with her wry staging, occupying our attention as both protagonist and auteur of her performance without ever physically appearing in front of the audience.
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He is looking for what "hooks and holds" an audience, and, like Burke, he is rightly convinced that the audience gets hooked less from the message itself than from the form in which it is delivered.