Effects of narrative transportation and character identification on persuasion in the medium of comics, The
Though narrative messages have been used to persuade audiences for centuries, scholars have only recently begun to investigate the mechanisms behind the narrative persuasion process from a media effects perspective. Research has indicated that the processing of persuasion through narrative differs from the processing of persuasion through rhetorical messages (Slater & Rouner, 2002). Several models of the narrative persuasion process have emerged in the past 15 years (e.g., Slater & Rouner, 2002; Moyer-Guse, 2008; Busselle & Bilandzic, 2009), but no one is yet preferred among scholars. This study ...
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