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Description - Politicians and Rhetoric by Jonathan Charteris-Black

This 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 Details

ISBN: 9780230019812
ISBN-10: 0230019811
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 239
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 23-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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