Attitude-behaviour discrepancy and cognitive disonance: tactics for enhancing compliance in persuasive discourse
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Author/sGarcía Gómez, Antonio
In this paper I take a conversation analytic approach to examining persuasive strategies for enhancing compliance in talk show interaction. Basing my analysis on the discursive analysis of transcriptions of verbal aggression taken from the former UK TV talk show “Kilroy”, I argue that confl ictual episodes must not be viewed as an expressive act which results from a temporary loss of self-control but instrumentally. The discussion focuses on how guests’ persuasive strategies are based on their ability to find a balance between expressing their (violent) emotions and eliciting personal information from their opponents. Personal information disclosure is therefore key to allowing guests to build alignment and inducing compliance in talk show verbal confl ict sequences. Desde un enfoque pragmatico-discursivo, el presente estudio examina las estrategias persuasivas que facilitan la adhesion a un punto de vista concreto en talk shows. A partir del análisis de diferentes extractos extraídos ...
Análisis de la conversación
actos de habla