Article published in:A Gender-based Approach to Parliamentary Discourse: The Andalusian Parliament
Edited by Catalina Fuentes Rodríguez and Gloria Álvarez-Benito
[Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture 68] 2016
► pp. 77–92
Chapter 4Argumentation and face-threatening acts
The non-literal quotation
This chapter analyses parody in parliamentary discourse as a strategy towards the following objective: disqualifying one’s political enemies. To do this, the politician uses a very useful resource: the non-literal quotation. This form of attack is a very effective manipulation tool, which we must study by relating politeness theory and argumentation. This chapter also studies aggressive and fallacious strategies in relation to the gender of the speaker and the listener, in the context of a discourse traditionally monopolised by men.
Keywords: Disqualifying, face, parliamentary discourse, quotation, argumentation, manipulation, politeness, gender
3.The non-literal quotation as a face-threatening act
- 3.1Quoting the words of an ideological adversary in the House
- 3.2Quoting the words of an opposing ideological group
- 3.3Quoting the words of a community or common sense
- 4.Results according to gender and ideology
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Published online: 01 December 2016
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