Propaganda and Persuasive Language Techniques

Why think about propaganda?

http://www.propagandacritic.com/articles/index.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propaganda_techniques

Newt Gingrich’s Glittering Generalities:

Use these when speaking in favour of your own point of view:

  • Active(ly)
  • Activist
  • Building
  • Candid(ly)
  • Care(ing)
  • Challenge
  • Change
  • Children
  • Choice/choose
  • Citizen
  • Commitment
  • Common sense
  • Compete
  • Confident
  • Conflict
  • Control
  • Courage
  • Crusade
  • Debate
  • Dream
  • Duty
  • Empower(ment)
  • Fair
  • Family
  • Freedom
  • Hard work
  • Help
  • Humane
  • Incentive
  • Initiative
  • Lead
  • Learn
  • Legacy
  • Liberty
  • Light
  • Listen
  • Mobilise
  • Moral
  • Movement
  • Opportunity
  • Passionate
  • Peace
  • Pioneer
  • Precious
  • Premise
  • Preserve
  • Principle(d)
  • Pristine
  • Pro-(issue) flag, children, environment
  • Prosperity
  • Protect
  • Proud/pride
  • Provide
  • Reform
  • Rights
  • Share
  • Strength
  • Success
  • Tough
  • Truth
  • Unique
  • Vision
  • We/us/our
  1. Newt Gingrich’s Name-Calling Words:

  • “Compassion” is not enough.
  • Anti-(issue) flag, family, child, jobs
  • Betray
  • Coercion
  • Collapse
  • Consequences
  • Corruption
  • Crisis
  • Decay
  • Deeper
  • Destroy
  • Destructive
  • Devour
  • Endanger
  • Failure
  • Greed
  • Hypocrisy
  • Ideological
  • Impose
  • Incompetent
  • Insecure
  • Liberal
  • Lie
  • Limit(s)
  • Pathetic
  • Permissive attitude
  • Radical
  • Self-serving
  • Sensationalists
  • Shallow
  • Sick
  • They/them
  • Threaten
  • Traitors
  • Bureaucracy
  • Urgent
  • Waste

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