• Andrew S. Crines
  • Sophia Hatzisavvidou
Part of the Rhetoric, Politics and Society book series (RPS)


The introduction explains the rationale for examining the role of oratory in Republican Party politics. This necessitates an examination of the academic literature, which will also point towards the relative absence of the approach adopted by this volume. Having established this, the introduction will then introduce how the chapters have evaluated the oratory and rhetoric of each figure in three significant political arenas. First, ethos (character/credibility); second, pathos (emotions); and third, logos (logical arguments). The introduction then provides a structural overview of each of the following chapters, thereby introducing the methodological approach of each subsequent chapter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew S. Crines
    • 1
  • Sophia Hatzisavvidou
    • 2
  1. 1.University of LiverpoolLiverpoolUK
  2. 2.University of BathBathUK

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