9780230274396

Analysing Political Speeches Rhetoric, Discourse and Metaphor

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230274396

  • ISBN10:

    0230274390

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-10-01
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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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.

Author Biography

Jonathan Charteris-Black is Professor of Linguistics at the University of the West of England, UK. He is the author of Corpus Approaches to Critical Metaphor Analysis (2004); Politicians and Rhetoric: The Persuasive Power of Metaphor 2nd edition (2011); The Communication of Leadership (2010) and (with Seale, C) Gender and the Language of Illness (2010) as well as numerous articles and book chapters.

Table of Contents

PrefacePART I: TRADITIONAL APPROACHES TO RHETORIC, ORATORY AND DISCOURSE

1. Classical Rhetoric: Artistic Proofs and Arrangement

2. Classical Rhetoric – Style and Figures

3. Cohesion and Coherence in Discourse

PART II: CRITICAL APPROACHES TO DISCOURSE

4. Critical Analysis: Context and Persuasion

5. Social Agency and Modality

6. The Discourse-Historical Approach

PART III: CRITICAL METAPHOR ANALYSIS

7. Researching Metaphor in Public Communication

8. Critical Metaphor Methodology

9. Purposeful Metaphor and Social Cognition

10. Rounding up: David Cameron's European Union Speech

Comments on Exercises
Further Reading and References
Glossary

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