The rhetorical construction of Hillary Rodham Clinton as a presidential contender in 2016: A case study of hillaryclinton.com

Katarzyna Molek-Kozakowska

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Niniejsze studium poświęcone jest retorycznym sposobom konstruowania obrazu kandydatki na prezydenta USA Hillary Rodham Clinton podczas pierwszej fazy kampanii 2016 roku. Kontekstem studium jest literatura na temat różnic genderowych w dyskursie politycznym, a w szczególności badania poświęcone medialnym reprezentacjom kobiet w polityce, z których wynika, że kobiety, przynajmniej w USA, muszą bardziej aktywnie niż mężczyźni kreować swój publiczny wizerunek. Za pomocą perspektywy retorycznej, zbadano strategiczny sposób konstruowania i kontrolowania publicznego obrazowania Hillary Clinton w reakcji na przedstawienia jej kandydatury przez media głównego nurtu. Analizie poddano materiały tekstowe i wizualne z ofi cjalnej strony internetowej (hillaryclinton.com) z początku 2016 roku z punktu widzenia zastosowanych technik prezentacji i perswazji.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.17380/rr.2016.2.2

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