Download e-book for kindle: The Linguistics of Political Argument: The Spin-Doctor and by Alan Partington

By Alan Partington

ISBN-10: 0415287138

ISBN-13: 9780415287135

ISBN-10: 0415753899

ISBN-13: 9780415753890

This publication examines the connection among the White condo, within the individual of its press secretary, and the click corps via a linguistic research of the language utilized by each side. A corpus was once compiled of round fifty press briefings from the overdue Clinton years. quite a lot of themes are mentioned from the Kosovo main issue to the Clinton-Lewinsky affair.
This paintings is extremely unique in demonstrating how concordance expertise and the designated linguistic facts to be had in corpora can be utilized to review discourse gains of textual content and the communicative thoughts of audio system. will probably be of significant curiosity to all linguists drawn to corpus-based linguistics and pragmatics, in addition to sociolinguists and scholars and students of communications, politics and the media.

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