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The Language of Deception

The Language of Deception
A Discourse Analytical Study

May 2000 | 155 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This book employs a discourse analytical approach to the study of deception. It focuses on the deceptive messages themselves - how language is used to deceive others and what kinds of linguistic devices are used. The author develops a theory of deception based on his study of debates and interviews of American and British politicians.
The Natural Way of Being
What Is Deception?
How People Deceive
Deceptiveness of Evasion
Metadiscursive Deception
Conversation for Misrepresentation
Pragmatics of Deception
A Linguist's Look beyond Language


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ISBN: 9780761909156

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