Publicistic Style Analysis

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Publicistic style became a separate style in the middle of the 18th century. The publicistic style is used in public speeches and printed public works which are addressed to a broad audience and devoted to important social or political events, public problems of cultural or moral character. The term “publicistic” serves for many kinds of oratorical activities, that is why this intonational style is often called “oratorical”. In publicistic speeches it is achieved not only through argumentation or imagery, but also all sorts of direct oratorical performances. These performances are designed to entertain the public thus accomplishing the purpose of imposing the speaker’s ideas on listeners. The general aim of the publicist style is to influence…show more content…
This style is characterized by coherent and logical syntactical structure, with an expanded system of connectives and careful paragraphing. Its emotional appeal is achieved by the use of words with the emotive meaning. Publicistic style is also characterized by the brevity of expression, sometimes it becomes a leading…show more content…
Besides, unexpected and original images are more difficult to grasp and the process takes time. If a genuine metaphor is used by an orator, it is usually a sustained one, as a series of related images is easier to grasp and facilitates the conception of facts identified one with another. The typical features of this style are direct address to the audience sometimes contractions the use of colloquial words. The SDs employed in the oratorical style are determined by the conditions of communication. In its leading feature, however, the oratorical style belongs to the written variety of language, through it is modified by the oral form of the utterance and use of
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