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Speaking peace in a climate of conflict

Autor: Marilyn Chandler McEntyre
Verlag: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2020. ©2020
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Those who want to avoid simplistic partisan rhetoric and use words in a challenging, spirited way need practical strategies. This book offers a range of them. Drawing upon the work of exemplary contemporary writers, Speaking Peace in a Climate of Conflict shows how to speak and write clearly and generously. For example, we can attend more carefully to the effects of metaphors, recognize and avoid glib euphemisms,  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Electronic books
Medienart: Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Marilyn Chandler McEntyre
ISBN: 9780802878144 0802878148
OCLC-Nummer: 1131773376
Beschreibung: vi, 205 pages ; 20 cm
Inhalt: Don't rely on Webster's --
Unmask euphemisms --
Remind people of what they know --
Embrace your allusive impulses --
Tell it "slant" --
Promote poetry --
Articulate your outrage --
Find facts and check them --
Mind your metaphors --
Complicate matters --
Laugh when you can --
Quit trying to "win."
Verfasserangabe: Marilyn McEntyre.

Abstract:

Those who want to avoid simplistic partisan rhetoric and use words in a challenging, spirited way need practical strategies. This book offers a range of them. Drawing upon the work of exemplary contemporary writers, Speaking Peace in a Climate of Conflict shows how to speak and write clearly and generously. For example, we can attend more carefully to the effects of metaphors, recognize and avoid glib euphemisms, define terms in ways that retrieve core meanings and revitalize them, and enrich our sense of history by deft use of allusion. Contemporary readers are awash in many words that have been cheapened and profaned. But with deliberate use of intelligence and grace we can redeem their "sacramentality": humanely uttered words can become a life-giving means of clarity and compassion. Speaking Peace in a Climate of Conflict is an homage to outstanding wordsmiths who have achieved that potential and an invitation to follow them in making well-chosen words instruments of peace.

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