New PDF release: Analysing Political Speeches: Rhetoric, Discourse and

By Jonathan Charteris-Black

What makes a political speech 'great'? Which ways can be utilized to examine discourse? how will you use those to turn into a extra persuasive communicator?


Exploring speeches by way of public figures reminiscent of 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 make stronger winning social, cultural and political attitudes.

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

Analysing Political Speeches brings conception to lifestyles with its functional, hands-on research. it will likely be an crucial consultant for college students of language and verbal exchange in any respect levels.

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