Persuading People - 9781137003676

Un libro in lingua di Robert Cockcroft Susan Cockcroft Hamilton Craig (CON) Downing Laura Hidalgo (CON) edito da Palgrave Macmillan, 2014

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From the ancient rhetoric of Aristotle to political speeches today, this new edition of Persuading People investigates and illuminates the art of persuasion. Starting with basic theory, the authors go on to analyse the rhetorical composition of different kinds of texts, from poetry to politics and drama to advertising.

This comprehensively updated third edition
• includes brand new sections on non-western rhetorics, contemporary rhetoric and rhetorical delivery
• adds material on schema and other forms of cognitive rhetoric
• provides new examples, as well as more practice exercises

With its friendly tone, Persuading People is an invaluable introduction to the field for students of English Literature, Language and Linguistics, Drama, Communications and Media Studies.

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