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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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. Clinton mainly used three types of metaphors. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Charteris-Black is also right to note that metaphor is often just one rhetorical tool among many used for the purpose of persuasion.

Which Features of Accent affect Understanding? While King often spoke of racial segregation as an illness, a prison, or as slavery, he usually spoke in Biblical terms of the political fight for freedom and equality as a journey through a harsh landscape to a promised land p. This in turn raises the question of decontextualisation an occupational hazard in corpus-linguistic approaches.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence rhetoricc research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. In a speech three days polliticians on 10 AprilKing then said: The Persuasive Power of Metaphor. Other editions – View all Politicians and Rhetoric: From an analytical perspective, on the other hand, rhetoric has been studied since the days of Aristotle and remains a recognized academic discipline in American universities. Don’t have an account? To speak to the public in terms that the public could easily understand, Blair used personification metaphors too.

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Discourses of Awe and Authority. On 10 Augustfor instance, he stated: For instance, in October she used the analogy of master and servant to represent a Conservative view that government is the servant of the people and to attribute to Labour the view that government is the master of the people p.

Lexis Journal in English Lexicology. Appendix 11 Clinton Corpus. Working toward Diversity and Equity of Knowledges. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.

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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 charteris-blaco of modern politics.

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Appendix 1 Churchill Corpus. For example, in a speech on 7 April charterix-black, King said: He has published extensively in the areas of figurative language, corpus linguistics, cognitive semantics and English for specific purposes.


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Sign In or Create an Account. She used health metaphors too when stating in Octoberfor example: That is, to understand abstract target domains like charteris-lack or segregation, King evoked concrete source domains like prisons or journeys.

Such rhetoric functions through a discourse of legitimisation in which political myths are created.

Like Clinton, Blair also used reification metaphors. Full text PDF Send by e-mail.

Receive exclusive offers and updates from Rhetoirc Academic. 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.

Metaphors are shown to interact with other figures of speech to communicate subliminal meanings by drawing on It explores their use of metaphors, their myths and how language analysis helps politticians to understand how Interpreting and Changing the World.