Cognitive Dissonance Theory As A Persuasion Technique In The Movie “Thank You For Smoking”
This is a communication paper looking to analyze the cognitive dissonance theory as a persuasive technique in the movie “Thank you for Smoking” by Jaison Reitman.
The essay must include at least 4 parts. (they do not need to be identified but must need to flow like:
Part 1- Introduction ( 2 peer reviewed)
– Talk about the movie
– The importance of persuasion and understanding it
Part 2- Persuasion strategies (4 peer reviewed)
– Cognitive dissonance theory and examples (within the movie)- (screenshots, or YouTube video links in appendix)
– other persuasion techniques must be included within this section (at least 1 more)
– Why are they effective ? What do I like about them ?
Part 3- Recommendations (2 peer reviewed)
– First person can be used
Part 4- Conclusion
Appendix must be included at the end. 8 peer review articles must be included as well. The citations on the paper must be APA style.