By Jonathan Charteris-Black
Exploring speeches via public figures equivalent to Barack Obama, David Cameron, J.F. Kennedy and Tony Blair, this textbook explains the ways that political speeches may be analysed. It examines the position of language in speeches, and the way it may be used to problem or strengthen triumphing social, cultural and political attitudes.
Analysing Political Speeches:
■ investigates a variety of conventional and significant techniques to discourse analysis
■ illustrates discourse theories by means of labored examples
■ deconstructs well-known political speeches in each one chapter
■ offers workouts with commentaries, crucial readings and a glossary
Analysing Political Speeches brings idea to lifestyles with its functional, hands-on research. it is going to be an imperative consultant for college kids of language and communique in any respect levels.
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Analysing Political Speeches: Rhetoric, Discourse and Metaphor by Jonathan Charteris-Black