1admin / April 5, 2019
1) Fear as a contact perlocutionary effect.
The emotion of fear evolved to protect human organism from various dangers of primeval life. Psychological experiments show that people remember the situations in which they feel pain or suffer better than those in which they feel positive emotions. The emotion of fear connected with these painful moments makes people avoid similar situations. Fear is also connected with the probability that some need or instinct is not likely to be satisfied. Thus, the main task of the manipulative message producer is to form in the recipients associations like “the producer and their party – rescue from fear, stability” and “the opponent and their party – fear and dissatisfaction.”