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Works about the role of figures of speech in argument and persuasion.
Making Sense of Metaphors: Visuality, Aurality and the Reconfiguration of American Legal Discourse by Geoff Sauer — last modified 2004-09-07 05:41 AM
This article examines the reconfiguration of contemporary American legal discourse represented by the apparent shift from mostly visually-evocative metaphors for law and legal practice towards a greater number of aurally-evocative figures.