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Metaphors We Drill By? by Cristhian Welter - Paperback
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Language, Linguistics & Writing
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9783640786428
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Cristhian Welter
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Grin Verlag
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Bachelor Thesis from the year 2010 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 2,1, Technical University of Chemnitz, language: English, abstract: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill has caused an ecological disaster of unknown magnitude. In this respect, the institutions involved in this incident did not have a good standing in public. As the major party ...

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    Category Type
    Language, Linguistics & Writing
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    9783640786428
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    2724437117367
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    Author
    Cristhian Welter
    Category Type
    Language, Linguistics & Writing
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    9783640786428
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    English
    Item EAN
    2724437117367
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    Author
    Cristhian Welter
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    Publisher
    Grin Verlag
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    Bachelor Thesis from the year 2010 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 2,1, Technical University of Chemnitz, language: English, abstract: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill has caused an ecological disaster of unknown magnitude. In this respect, the

    Bachelor Thesis from the year 2010 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 2,1, Technical University of Chemnitz, language: English, abstract: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill has caused an ecological disaster of unknown magnitude. In this respect, the institutions involved in this incident did not have a good standing in public. As the major party responsible for the accident, BP has been criticized heavily by the people and the government. The White House, although not directly responsible, is also held accountable for the disaster by many folks. These two organizations have had to engage in an uphill battle against the media and especially the public. Both have made attempts to ease the tensions and to confront the criticism put forward by the American people as well as the global community. BP and the White House have made use of speeches and remarks to establish a connection between them and the people. In these speeches, officials from BP and the President of the United States, respectively, have made it their goal to inform the public about the latest happenings concerning the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and their response efforts. Every event of such magnitude is an opportunity for certain parties involved to present themselves from their best side, and is therefore exploited accordingly. In this respect, the speeches serve as linguistic tools to communicate certain images that are intended to be conveyed by their speakers. With this in mind, this paper will analyze the speeches published by BP and the Obama Administration, respectively. The ultimate goal is to find out what metaphors are used in the speeches and what images are conveyed through their use. It was suggested that both parties have specific agendas that could be uncovered by looking at the use of specific metaphors. What can these metaphors and their conveyed images tell the hearer about these agendas? Are t.

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    • Category: Language, Linguistics & Writing
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Language of Text: English
    • Author(s): Cristhian Welter
    • Publisher: Grin Verlag
    • ISBN: 9783640786428
    • Number of Pages: 78
    • Dimensions: 8.27 x 5.83 x 0.19 inches
 

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