Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Language, Communication and Culture Studies (ICLCCS 2020)

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

Authors
Zhisheng Wang, Xinyi Zhai
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Zhisheng Wang
Available Online 15 March 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210313.021How to use a DOI?
Keywords
public speaking, rhetorical devices, parallelism
Abstract

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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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Language, Communication and Culture Studies (ICLCCS 2020)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
15 March 2021
ISBN
978-94-6239-352-3
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210313.021How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2021, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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