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Unspeak

How Words Become Weapons, How Weapons Become a Message, and How That Message Becomes Reality

by Steven Poole

  • 326 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Grove Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political aspects,
  • Language and languages,
  • Political Rhetoric,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Language,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Etymology,
  • Journalism,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Etymology,
  • History & Theory - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7874469M
    ISBN 100802118259
    ISBN 109780802118257

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    In this fascinating book, Poole traces modern Unspeak and reveals how the evolution of language changes the way we think. "Unspeak deserves a place in every journalist's vocabulary."—Slate "This book takes no word at face value, which will anger some and enlighten others, just as a book of social and linguistic commentary should."—. The Unspeak Dictionary exposes the meaning and historical context behind familiar Unspeak terms while crowdsourcing new terms into a collective database. Select a term on the left to show its definition, reference links, and alternative definitions. Suggest a new Unspeak term, add an alternate definition or a new reference link.

    unspeak (ŭn-spēk′) tr.v. unspoke (-spōk′), unspoken (-spō′kən), unspeaking, unspeaks To retract (something spoken); unsay. unspeak (ʌnˈspiːk) vb, -speaks, -speaking, -spoke or -spoken an obsolete word for unsay unspeak Past participle: unspoken Gerund: unspeaking Imperative Present Preterite Present Continuous Present Perfect.   DIGG THIS The following statement is presented inside the dust jacket of Steven Poole's recent book, Unspeak: How Words Become Weapons, How Weapons Become a Message, and How That Message Becomes Reality: A completely partisan argument can be packed into a sound bite. This is Unspeak. Unspeak represents an attempt by politicians, interest groups, and business corporations to .


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About The Book. Unspeak is a critical look at how politicians, interest groups, and the media manipulate language, silence ideas, and change the way we think.

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"Unspeak is language as a weapon. In societies of apparently free public debate, Unspeak tries to shut down arguments before they happen. By creating the language we use to talk about domestic politics and international affairs, the purpose of Unspeak is to make objections unspeakable and. Unspeak represents an attempt by politicians, interest groups, and business corporations to say something without saying it, without getting into an argument and so having to justify itself.

At the same time, it tries to unspeak — in the sense of erasing or silencing — any possible opposing point of view by laying a claim right at the start Pages: Unspeak definition: to unsay, or retract | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

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