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By Christina Schaffner

ISBN-10: 0585147000

ISBN-13: 9780585147000

ISBN-10: 1853594016

ISBN-13: 9781853594014

This quantity offers with political speeches, really commemorative addresses, from the viewpoint of severe discourse research. Such addresses are characterised as consultant and epideictic, as exemplified via an handle fo the Dutch Queen Beatrix to the Knesset in the course of her 1995 nation stopover at to Israel. severe attention is given to the function of rhetoric inside of political discourse anlysis.

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Sauer, C. (forthcoming) Der Blick nach Rückwärts. 'Befreiung' und 'Selbstbefreiung' in zwei deutschen Gedenkreden (von Weizsäcker 1985, Jenninger 1988). R. (1976) The classification of illocutionary acts. Language in Society 5, 1-24. Verhey, E. (1995) De zin van Beatrix. Wat Hare Majesteit kreeg voorgezegd en wat zij zelf wilde zeggen (Beatrix' sentence. What Her Majesty was told to say and what she wanted to say herself). Vrij Nederland 8 April 1995, 7-8. F. (1996) Mapping participant deictics: A technique for discovering speaker's footing.

He is a modern Communist leader. He has never been to California, never to Hollywood, but he still understands something about PR. Goebbels, too, understood something about PR. ' Has Kohlforgotten that the honour and dignity of a state, of a people are at stake here? If so, we are forced to remind him of that. In view of all this, political reason and decency require that in this situation things are made clear. ' 9. Goffman himself (see Goffman, 1981: 128, footnote) considered 'footing' an elaboration of hisframe analysis (as expounded in Goffman, 1974).

That is also why the unity of audience can no longer be guaranteed: the audience can no longer be observed directly by the speaker, nor is there any insight into its configuration, so to speak. Hence, the orator, nowadays, is held to address different segments of the audience at once, and this, again, is not beneficial to the classical requirement of sequential unity (of information, argumentation and audience response). Additionally, media coverage has become an essential feature of contemporary speeches.

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