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Persuading People free pdf 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.

About Robert Cockcroft

Robert Cockcroft was formerly Lecturer in Rhetoric, Department of English Studies, University of Nottingham, UK. His previous publications include Rhetorical Affect in Early Modern Writing (2003), also published by Palgrave Macmillan. Susan Cockcroft was a tutor at the University of Nottingham, UK, and Principal Examiner in A-level English Language and Literature. She has written several books on language and is currently working on grammar and gender in historical texts. Craig Hamilton is Associate Professor of English at the University of Haute Alsace, France. Some of his recent articles have appeared in The Cambridge Handbook of Stylistics, Cognitive Grammar in Literature, Language and Literature, Style, and The Journal of Literary Semantics. Laura Hidalgo Downing is Senior Lecturer at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. She is the co-editor of the upcoming Special Issue on 'Metaphorical creativity across modes' in Metaphor in the Social World 32/2.

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Author : Robert Cockcroft
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 31 March 2014
ISBN : 1137003677
EAN : 9781137003676
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 344 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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