Analysing Political Speeches: Rhetoric, Discourse and by Jonathan Charteris-Black

By Jonathan Charteris-Black

What makes a political speech 'great'? Which techniques can be utilized to examine discourse? how are you going to use those to develop into a extra persuasive communicator?

 

Exploring speeches through public figures comparable to Barack Obama, David Cameron, J.F. Kennedy and Tony Blair, this textbook explains the ways that political speeches could be analysed. It examines the position of language in speeches, and the way it may be used to problem or strengthen winning social, cultural and political attitudes.


Analysing Political Speeches:
■ investigates quite a lot of conventional and demanding techniques to discourse analysis
■ illustrates discourse theories via labored examples
■ deconstructs well-known political speeches in each one chapter
■ offers routines with commentaries, crucial readings and a glossary

Analysing Political Speeches brings conception to lifestyles with its useful, hands-on research. it is going to be an vital consultant for college students of language and conversation in any respect levels.

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