Politicians and Rhetoric: The Persuasive Power of Metaphor

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Author: Jonathan Charteris-Black
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Unknown
Pages: 385
Language: english
Year: 2011
ISBN 10: 0230251641
ISBN 13: 9780230251649
Series: Unknown
Edition: Second
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Synopsis

This analysis of the rhetoric of nine successfully persuasive politicians explains how their use of language created credible and consistent stories about themselves and the social world they inhabit. It explores their use of metaphors, their myths, and how language...