Diagram: Imagined audience as anticipation of the reader's needs. Writer's idea of audience leads to Rhetorical situation. Imagined audience leads to writer's idea of audience and reader's idea of audience. Reader's idea of audience leads to Feedback, The external examiner and rhetorical situation. Feedback leads to Writer's idea of audience. Imagined Audience Rhetorical Situation Imagined audience as anticipation of the reader's needs Audience Page