Publication details [#57715]

Slavíčková, Tess. 2013. The rhetoric of remembrance: Presidential Memorial Day speeches. Discourse & Society 24 (3) : 361–379.
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SAGE Publications


This paper argues that, though regarded as a genre free of avowedly political content (epideixis can obscure ideological content), the US Presidential Memorial Day speeches corpus provides modest pictures of a nation’s self-image over time, but can also be considered holistically.