Wednesday, 22 June 2011

Blair's journeys

Took a punt on this recently, as I'm quite interested in metaphor analysis. This book looks at lots of key speeches by various leaders - Churchill, MLK, Thatcher, Clinton etc - to see what types of metaphor turn up most often and how they are used. Notably 'journeys' account for 25% of all the metaphors employed by Tony Blair in the speeches analysed...

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