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Semantics

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The Gift of the Gab: How Eloquence Works
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David Crystal
 
A many-faceted exploration of spoken eloquence: how it works, how it has evolved, and how to tap its remarkable power
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The Book of Dissent: Revolutionary...
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Andrew Hsiao
 
Fully updated compendium of revolt and resistance
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Mythologies
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Roland Barthes; Annette Lavers
 
A collection of essays that explores the myths of mass culture. It deciphers the symbols and signs embedded deep in familiar aspects of modern life, unmasking the hidden ideologies and...
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Rhetorical Strategies for ...
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Karen A. Wink
 
Cracking an Academic Code: Rhetorical Strategies for Composition is a worktext designed for composition students to apply rhetorical theory in their writing.The exercises interconnect rhetorical skill work for students to...
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Category Mistakes
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Ofra Magidor
 
Category mistakes are sentences such as 'Green ideas sleep furiously' or 'Saturday is in bed'. They strike us as highly infelicitous but it is hard to explain precisely why this...
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Words and Meanings: Lexical Semantics...
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Cliff Goddard; Anna Wierzbicka
 
This book presents cross-linguistic and cross-cultural investigations of word meaning from different domains of the lexicon - concrete, abstract, physical, sensory, emotional, and social. The words they consider are complex...
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Classroom Discourse Analysis: A Tool...
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Betsy R. Rymes
 
This second edition of Classroom Discourse Analysis continues to make techniques widely used in the field of discourse analysis accessible to a broad audience and...
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Farnsworth's Classical English Rhetoric
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Ward Farnsworth
 
Not only educational, but delightful.-David Mamet
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Rhetorical Style: The Uses of ...
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Jeanne Fahnestock
 
A comprehensive guide to the language of argument, Rhetorical Style offers a renewed appreciation of the persuasive power of the English language.
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The Composition of the Qur'an:...
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Michel Cuypers
 
The text of the Qur'an appears to many to be desperately muddled and lacking any coherence. The Composition of the Qur'an provides a systematic presentation of the...
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After Rhetoric: The Study of ...
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Stephen R. Yarbrough
 
Aware that categorical thinking imposes restrictions on the ways we communicate, Stephen R. Yarbrough proposes discourse studies as an alternative to rhetoric and...
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Plato, Derrida, and Writing
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Jasper Neel
 
Analyses the emerging field of composition studies within the epistemological and ontological debate over writing precipitated by Plato, who would have us abandon writing entirely, and continued by Derrida, who...
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Blogging: How Our Private Thoughts...
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Kristin Roeschenthaler Wolfe
 
Public versus private is an ongoing concern in communication. This book examines this phenomenon through self-representational writing and the philosophical lens of Hannah Arendt's public versus private theory, the Boundary...
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Language and Law
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Annabelle Mooney
 
An accessible introduction to forensic linguistics and the linguistic methods they employ. Containing real-life examples, it shows that linguistic tools are invaluable in exploring legal language and language with legal...
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How Gender Shapes the World
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Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald
 
This book focuses on how gender in its many guises - Linguistic, Natural, Social - is reflected in human languages, how it features in myths and metaphors, and the role...
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Teaching Bodies: Moral Formation in...
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Mark D. Jordan
 
In Teaching Bodies, leading scholar of Christian thought Mark D. Jordan offers an original reading of the Summa of Theology of Thomas Aquinas. Reading backward, Jordan...
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