By Sandrine Sorlin
This e-book is to this point the 1st monograph-length research of the preferred American political television sequence House of Cards. It proposes an encompassing research of the 1st 3 seasons from the bizarre angles of discourse and discussion. The examine of the stylistic idiosyncrasies of the ruthless major protagonist, Frank Underwood, is finished through a realistic and cognitive strategy exposing the most characters’ manipulative recommendations to win over the opposite. bearing in mind the socio-cultural context and the specificities of the television medium, the amount makes a speciality of the workings of interplay in addition to the effect of the direct handle to the viewer. The ebook seriously makes use of the newest theories in pragmatics and stylistics in its test at offering a pragma-rhetorical thought of manipulation.
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