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POLI 328W Political Metaphors (1)

This course provides an opportunity for students to critically interrogate the use of metaphors in political discourse. Metaphors often are deployed by individuals inside and outside government to frame political issues, shape policy debates, influence public discourse, and persuade government officials and the population at large to act in specified ways. Through readings, in-class discussion, and extended writing students will investigate political metaphors and their role in politics around the world.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing-centered; Social Sciences
  • Prerequisite: One 200 level Politics course
  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Marks

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