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Published: 16 April 2015

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780199858804

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Talking with the President

The Pragmatics of Presidential Language

John Wilson

  • Explores the various ways in which U.S. Presidents have used language within specific social contexts to achieve specific objectives
  • Focuses on six presidents: John F. Kennedy, Richard M. Nixon, Ronald W. Reagan, William F. Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack H. Obama