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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Discourse and Power
Written By: Teun A van Dijk

Teun van Dijk is one of the founders of Critical Discourse Studies and this
collection brings together some of his most important writing, framed by
new introductory material. He examines the role of discourse in the
reproduction of power and domination in society and the ways in which media
and political elites control access to public discourse.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0230574092
ISBN-13: 9780230574090
Pages: 320
Prices: U.K. £ 18.99