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Politicians and Rhetoric: The Persuasive Power of Metaphor Jonathan Charteris-Black

Politicians and Rhetoric: The Persuasive Power of Metaphor

Jonathan Charteris-Black

Published December 26th 2006
ISBN : 9780230019812
Paperback
256 pages
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Each chapter of 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 heroic leaders. Metaphors are shown to interactMoreEach chapter of 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 heroic leaders. Metaphors are shown to interact with other figures of speech to communicate subliminal meanings by drawing on the unconscious emotional association of words. An innovative study of interest to students and researchers in discourse analysis, political communication, journalism and media studies.