This study combined analytic tools from rhetorical criticism with the predictive power of David Barber's "The Presidential Character" in order to modernize this famous work. Through the analysis of press conference speech from ten different presidents, this study found that there are tangible links between predicted personality and expressions of self.
Van Doorn, Bas
Communication; Political Science
Merrifield, Scott, "That Is All the Details I Have" (2012). Senior Independent Study Theses. Paper 987.
Bachelor of Arts
Senior Independent Study Thesis
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