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Rhetoric, propaganda and interpretation

John E. Joseph

in Language and Politics

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print June 2006 | ISBN: 9780748624522
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748671458 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624522.003.0006
Rhetoric, propaganda and interpretation

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This chapter discusses the following: rhetoric versus truth; language, thought and reality; propaganda anxiety; newspeak; linguistic creativity and manufacturing consent; critical discourse analysis; and the function of language in a democracy.

Keywords: rhetoric; truth; language; propaganda; newspeak; linguistic creativity; democracy; thought; reality; critical discourse

Chapter.  13369 words. 

Subjects: Sociolinguistics

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