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Politicians and Rhetoric

The Persuasive Power of Metaphor

  • Jonathan Charteris-Black

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  13. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

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 analysis helps us to understand how politicians are able to persuade.

Keywords

discourse language rhetoric

Authors and affiliations

  • Jonathan Charteris-Black
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  1. 1.University of the West of EnglandUK

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