Jonathan Charteris-Black sets out to raise critical awareness of the language used by political leaders to convince others. Such rhetoric. Politicians and Rhetoric: The Persuasive Power of Metaphor (second edition) Jonathan Charteris-Black Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, , pp. Politicians and Rhetoric: The Persuasive Power of Metaphor JONATHAN CHARTERIS-BLACK is Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics at the.

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The book makes a number of questionable assertions, both specific and general. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics. But we have no right to count upon this.

That is to say, Blair was able to blend formal and informal styles in order to speak clearly and concisely in public. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic.

In Party Conference or Party Convention speeches, one preaches to the converted as it were and the rhetoric will reflect that fact of that rhetorical situation. Appendix 3 Martin Luther King Corpus. But the usefulness of the term in discourse analysis is questionable. Appendix 7 Reagan Corpus. Grounded Theory in Applied Linguistics Research.

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Discourses of Awe and Authority. Although Charteris-Black does supply a certain amount of general background information about each politician, he does not do the same for individual speeches: Metaphor and Heroic Myth. Znd with popular studies such as Leiththis book suggests that there has been a revival of interest in rhetoric on this side of the Atlantic too. As she stated in October For example, in a speech on 7 AprilKing said: Of the metaphors Blair frequently used, among the most common were journey metaphors.

A corpus study of the British press. Quotations and allusions such as these demonstrate the importance, not just of intertextuality, but also of cultural-contextual knowledge in analysing US political speeches in particular see Foxlee Follow us RSS feed. Johnson Metaphors We Live By.

I am interested in collaborative and inter-disciplinary research bidding. Showing that Blair did so would provide evidence for the claim that the speech was indeed persuasive. In Sandrine Sorlin ed. The Edward Snowden affair: This analogy implies that politicians who use metaphor effectively can lure supporters to their side, while those who cannot probably will not survive for long in the competitive arena of modern politics.


Jonathan Charteris-Black, Politicians and Rhetoric. The Persuasive Power of Metaphor

I am a regular invited speaker at the Groucho Club and given talks on metaphors in speechwriting to political and corporate speechwriters.

Citing articles via Google Scholar. For example, he did so to positively associate good government with creation and to negatively associate terrorism with destruction.

Charteris-Black No preview available politiciajs Contents 1 Persuasion Speech Making and Rhetoric.

In addition to three new or reworked general chapters, this fully updated second edition includes revised versions of studies of the rhetoric of Churchill, Martin Luther King, Margaret Thatcher, Bill Clinton, George W. Clinton mainly charteris-blavk three types of metaphors. First, he often reified abstractions in either constructive or destructive terms. The Persuasive Power of Metaphor.

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The first edition of Politicians and Rhetoric was published in and anv well received; it has also been widely cited.

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While Charteris-Black realizes that the moral accounting metaphor exists in many different cultures p. Appendix 2 Churchills Metaphors Classified.