Politicians and Rhetoric
The Persuasive Power of Metaphor
By (author) Jonathan Charteris-Black
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Politicians and Rhetoric by Jonathan Charteris-Black
Book DescriptionThis book analyzes the rhetoric of speeches by major British or American politicians and shows how metaphor is used systematically to create political myths of monsters, villains and heroes. Metaphors are shown to interact with other figures of speech to communicate subliminal meanings by drawing on the unconscious emotional association of words.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230019812
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 23-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jonathan Charteris-Black
Analysing Political Speeches, Hardback (September 2013)
Considers how traditional approaches such as cohesion and classical rhetoric may be integrated with 'critical' approaches to discourse analysis such as critical metaphor analysis. Presents a range of critical and discourse theories and considers the relationships between linguistic features of speeches and their social and cultural contexts.
Politicians and Rhetoric, Hardback (October 2011)
This analysis of the rhetoric of nine successfully persuasive politicians explains how their use of language created credible and consistent stories about themselves and the social world they inhabit. It explores their use of metaphors, their myths and how language analysis helps us to understand how politicians are able to persuade.
Gender and the Language of Illness, Hardback (July 2010)» View all books by Jonathan Charteris-Black
An investigation of the influence of gender, social class, age and illness type in the language of people talking about their experiences of illness. It shows evidence of both conformity with and resistance to gender stereotypes.
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Author Biography - Jonathan Charteris-Black
JONATHAN CHARTERIS-BLACK is Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics at the University of Surrey, UK. He has published extensively in the areas of figurative language, corpus linguistics, cognitive semantics and English for specific purposes. He is the author of Corpus Approaches to Critical Metaphor Analysis, published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2004.
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