Persuading People

Author: Cockcroft, R., Cockcroft, S.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Levels: Other ()

This fascinating and practical book explores persuasive techniques in the English language, and is the ideal introduction for students and others with a professional interest in persuasion. Using a wide range of lively and accessible illustrative material, Robert Cockcroft and Susan Cockcroft unpick the complexities of persuasive language - both written and spoken - and enable readers to develop and enhance their rhetorical skills.


Now thoroughly revised and expanded, the second edition of this successful text includes:

- developed application of cognitive linguistic theory, which sheds new light on the emotional and logical powers of persuasion

- extended and updated examples of rhetoric in action

- clear pointers for further study to allow readers to continue their exploration into rhetorical theory and practice

- a new final chapter which invites readers to practice their skills using updated versions of traditional rhetorical exercises.

Persuading People

ISBN: 9781137003676
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Author: Cockcroft, R.
Publication Date: Mar 2014
Levels: Other
^ Back to Top