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SOURCE:    Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2022. № 5. P. 1560-1567.
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Manipulation Involving the Speaker’s Interpersonal Attitudes in the English-Language Judicial Discourse

Konovalenko Tatiana Georgievna, Kashirskaia Kseniia Sergeevna
Institute of the Service Sector and Entrepreneurship (branch) of DSTU in Shakhty

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Submitted: 09.04.2022
Abstract. The paper is devoted to studying the mechanisms of manipulative influence on the addressee in the courtroom and analysing how the use of manipulative tactics in judicial discourse can be conditioned by the speaker’s communicative attitude. The aim of the research is to determine the specificity of the use of manipulative tactics and the speaker’s attitudes in relation to judicial discourse. As a result of studying samples of fragments containing monologues and dialogues from recordings of American court sessions, it has been shown how the interaction between the speaker’s interpersonal attitudes and manipulative tactics used takes place. The paper is the first to propose an analysis of the mechanisms of manipulative influence, to carry out a quantitative estimation of tactics and attitudes, which accounts for scientific novelty of the research.
Key words and phrases: манипулирование, юридический дискурс, межличностные и внеличностные установки, речевые тактики, manipulation, legal discourse, interpersonal and extrapersonal attitudes, speech tactics
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