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Churchill"s rhetoric and political discourse by Manfred Weidhorn

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Published by University Press of America, Miller Center, University of Virginia in Lanham, MD, [Charlottesville, Va] .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.


  • Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965 -- Oratory,
  • Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- Great Britain,
  • Political oratory -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

StatementManfred Weidhorn.
SeriesExxon Education Foundation series on rhetoric and political discourse ;, v. 17
LC ClassificationsDA566.9.C5 W364 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 135 p. ;
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2382049M
ISBN 100819164364, 0819164356
LC Control Number87010734

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This book builds on the consolidated research field of Political Discourse Analysis and attempts to provide an introduction suitable for adoption amongst a readership wishing to understand some of the principles underlying such research, and above all to appreciate how the tools of discourse analysis might be applied to actual texts. It summarises some of the work that has been done in this. personality in politics was a thing of the past, that took as a motto 'Measures not Men', and forthwith proceeded to blindly follow a great man for thirty years. Human weakness appears to be one of the few unvarying features of life and we are convinced that those primary forces which. See also Manfred Weidhorn, Churchill's Rhetoric and Political Discourse (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, ); and John Lukacs, Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat: The Dire Warning (New York. This course is an introduction to the history, theory, practice, and implications of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion throughAnalyzing persuasive texts and speechesCreating persuasive texts and speechesThrough class discussions, presentations, and written assignments, you will get to practice your own rhetorical prowess. Through the readings, you'll also learn some ways to make.

Jarvis, Political Studies Review 'This book will interest those fascinated with linguistics, rhetoric and political communication. It can also serve as a guide for those wary of political 'spin' who want to develop critical skills in discerning ethical integrity from nefarious intention. Section 1 1. 1 In this essay, I will be conducting a discourse analysis on a speech made by Winston Churchill in the s, when he informed the British public that they will be entering war. I will use sociological research which examines the discourse of politics to supply context for this speech. In this article the author reviews the book Persuading people: an introduction to rhetoric, by Robert and Susan Cockcroft (), and discusses the relevance of studying and teaching rhetoric today.   With exuberant passion, Winston Churchill delivered many speeches during the ’s while World War II was happening. The British citizens of London had very limited food and material rations and were forced to live in the underground subway systems due to .