TITLE

'I Really Don't Know Much About It But…': A Typology of Rhetorical Devices Used in Talk About Maori/Pakeha Relations

AUTHOR(S)
Tilbury, Farida
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
New Zealand Sociology;1998, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p289
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the analysis of rhetorical devices such as exemplification and credentialising which are used in talk about race relations between Maori and Pakeha in New Zealand. The author states that the rhetorical devices are used to describe forms of expression which are constructed in relation to an audience's possible reaction. She mentions that rhetorical devices are consisted of standard forms which can be used in support of quite different arguments. The purposes of using rhetorical devices such as to persuade and impression management are also stated. The author also mentions that rhetorical devices are grouped based on conservative and liberal arguments and discourses.
ACCESSION #
28347574

 

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