The Language of Politics (Intertext)

The Language of Politics (Intertext)

By: Adrian Beard (author)Paperback

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Description

The Language of Politics: * examines how both politicians and commentators describe political stances * explores some of the most common linguistic features to be found in political speeches * analyses electioneering through various written texts including manifestos, posters and pamphlets * looks at how politicians answer questions both in the media and in parliament * includes examples of political discourse from Britain, America and Australia * has a comprehensive glossary of terms.

About Author

Adrian Beard is Head of English at Gosforth School in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Principle Moderator at the Northern Examining and assessment Board for A-level English Literature. His previous publications include The Language of Sport for the Intertext series.

Contents

Key texts include Conservative and Labour Party Manifestos; John Humphrys' interview with Tony Blair; Democratic National Platform; Speeches by Tony Blair (opening his campaign for 1997 general election) and Paddy Ashdown (address to his party, same election).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415201780
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 132
  • ID: 9780415201780
  • weight: 272
  • ISBN10: 0415201780

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