How to Apologise for Killing a Cat: Rhetoric and the Art of Persuasion (Hardback)
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How to Apologise for Killing a Cat: Rhetoric and the Art of Persuasion (Hardback)

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Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 01/09/2022
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When Winston Churchill spoke in Parliament he convinced an empire to go to war. When Martin Luther King spoke in Washington he convinced millions to open their hearts. When Oprah Winfrey told her female viewers to think like queens, she was also using rhetoric. As we have, by using the rule of three (tricolon) to stress a point.

Rhetoric - the art of persuasive speaking and writing - often gets a bad rap these days. In this dazzling, fast-paced guide, Guy Doza rescues it from the shadows and thrusts its immense power into the spotlight.

Delving into compelling sayings from Ancient Rome to now, he shows how leaders, businesses, and even our own friends deploy rhetoric, often without our knowledge. He also reveals how to use persuasive language in your own life.

* How to convince an investor to back your venture
* What to say to a potential lover in a bar
* And, the six rules of apology you should use if you accidentally run over the next-door neighbour's cat...

Publisher: Canbury Press
ISBN: 9781912454709
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm

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