Small Audi­ence = Less Pathos?

Dec 27, 2022 | Thought

The bigger the audi­ence, the more pathos is accepted and even demanded. So does it mean the smaller the audi­ence, the less pathos we should inte­grate into our speech? Could we pull off an “I have a dream” moment in a one-on-one con­ver­sa­tion? … without it being awkward?