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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 Politics
Edited By: Gloria Álvarez-Benito
Gabriela Fernández-Díaz
Isabel MÍñigo-Mora

Please note: This is a new version of a previously announced text.

Drawing on political discourse from a wide rage of settings and
perspectives, this book is set to provide a descriptive and analytical tool
for examining political discourse and will be welcomed by anyone interested
in discourse analysis in general, and in political discourse in particular.

Topics covered in this book include the study of political discourse
styles, the use of rhetorical strategies (vocabulary, metaphors,
quotations, parentheticals, etc.), the relation between political discourse
and society (legitimization, the private-public interface, identities),
role of gestures in relation to speech, methods for analysing political
discourse, and how to build and exploit a political language corpus.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1443803340
ISBN-13: 9781443803342
Pages: 270
Prices: U.K. £ 39.99