Talking with the President: The Pragmatics of Presidential Language by John Wilson
English | 16 Apr. 2015 | ISBN: 0199858799, 0199858802 | 288 Pages | PDF | 1 MB
This book provides a pragmatic analysis of presidential language. Pragmatics is concerned with "meaning in context," or the relationship between what we say and what we mean. John Wilson explores the various ways in which U.S. Presidents have used language within specific social contexts to achieve specific objectives.