Language Intelligence (2012) focuses on an aspect of language that is often overlooked or dismissed: the art of rhetoric. From the King James Bible to Shakespeare, from modern-day political campaigns to the lyrics of pop songs, rhetoric is a widely used tool – one that we all should learn to use and understand. After all, in words there is power and strength.
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Joseph J. Romm is a communication expert who works on raising awareness for climate-change issues in the United States. He runs a blog called Climate Progress and is the author of several books on ecological concerns, including Hell and High Water.
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