Logical disorientation as a means of linguistic manipulation in mass media

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Kozlova E. A., Kosterina D. S.

The article aims to reveal different ways of manipulation in advertising clips of non-state pension funds. The comparative analysis of advert texts is performed. A number of manipulation techniques used in the genre is revealed. The special emphasis is laid on interrupting logical connections. The authors call this technique as “logical disorientation” and find it extremely aggressive and highly hazardous for addressees’ psychology.

Key words: technologies of mass media; manipulation techniques; manipulation.

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