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Wilson, John. 1990. Politically speaking: The pragmatic analysis of political language. Basil Blackwell. 203 pp.
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Book – monograph
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An analysis in the field of applied linguistics. The author aims to show how pragmatic concepts, theories and methods can be applied to the study of political discourse. Besides a general discussion of this subject, more detailed analyses are made of issues such as identification and reference, pronouns, implications, metaphors and questions.

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