Analysing political speeches : rhetoric, discourse and metaphor / Jonathan Charteris-Black.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publication details: Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Description: xxi, 274 p. : ill ; 24 cmISBN: 9780230274389; 9780230274396Subject(s): Discourse analysis -- Political aspects | Speeches, addresses, etc. -- History and criticismDDC classification: 401.41 Online resources: WorldCat details
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
TOC 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.