Persuasion across genres : a linguistic approach / edited by Helena Halmari, Tuija Virtanen.

Persuasion, in its various linguistic forms, enters our lives daily. Politicians and the news media attempt to change or confirm our beliefs, while advertisers try to bend our tastes toward buying their products. Persuasion goes on in courtrooms, universities, and the business world. Persuasion perv...

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Other Authors: Halmari, Helena., Virtanen, Tuija.
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., ©2005.
Series:Pragmatics & beyond ; new ser. v. 130.
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