The Application and Research of Parallelism in National English Speaking Competitions Among Chinese College Students
Samples from Grand Final Contestants of China Daily “21st Century Cup” National English Speaking Competition
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- public speaking, rhetorical devices, parallelism
Speech is the earliest source of rhetoric. They are closely connected to each other. Rhetorical devices are important part of rhetoric study, as well as useful language tools in speech. Parallelism is one of the most frequently used rhetorical devices in speech. This paper conducts both qualitative and quantitative methods to analyze all kinds of rhetorical devices, especially parallelism, in winning speeches of China Daily “21st Century Cup” National English Speaking Competition in recent years. The purpose is to explore the use of parallelism in national public speaking competitions among Chinese college students.
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TY - CONF AU - Zhisheng Wang AU - Xinyi Zhai PY - 2021 DA - 2021/03/15 TI - The Application and Research of Parallelism in National English Speaking Competitions Among Chinese College Students BT - Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Language, Communication and Culture Studies (ICLCCS 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 109 EP - 116 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210313.021 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210313.021 ID - Wang2021 ER -