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Analysing political speeches : rhetoric, discourse and metaphor / Jonathan Charteris-Black.

By: Charteris-Black, Jonathan.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Description: xxi, 274 p. : ill ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780230274389; 9780230274396.Subject(s): Discourse analysis -- Political aspects | Speeches, addresses, etc. -- History and criticismDDC classification: 401.41 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents Part 1. Traditional approaches to rhetoric, oratory and discourse -- Classical rhetoric: artistic proofs and arrangement -- Classical rhetoric: style and figures -- Coherence and cohesion in discourse -- Part 2. Critical approaches to discourse -- Critical analysis: context and persuasion -- Social agency and modality -- The discourse-historical approach -- Part 3. Critical metaphor analysis -- Researching metaphor in public communication -- Critical metaphor methodology -- Purposeful metaphor and social cognition -- Rounding up: David Cameron's European Union speech.
Summary: 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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Part 1. Traditional approaches to rhetoric, oratory and discourse --
Classical rhetoric: artistic proofs and arrangement --
Classical rhetoric: style and figures --
Coherence and cohesion in discourse --
Part 2. Critical approaches to discourse --
Critical analysis: context and persuasion --
Social agency and modality --
The discourse-historical approach --
Part 3. Critical metaphor analysis --
Researching metaphor in public communication --
Critical metaphor methodology --
Purposeful metaphor and social cognition --
Rounding up: David Cameron's European Union speech.

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.

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