"either an idiot... or possessed of a dangerous agenda and very cunning"
Wednesday, 22 June 2011
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...