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Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Studies (BA)
Using rhetorical analysis, this project examines the two texts (Listen America! and 700 Club interview after 9/11) of Religious Right preacher, Jerry Falwell to examine conceptual continuity over twenty years and uncover key ideological concepts. While the Religious Right employs many methods to influence the votes of the evangelical congregation, this paper will focus specifically on Falwell and the use of Biblical metaphors in his popular evangelical discourse. The project examines the fear-mongering used to create hate and paranoia in audience of these two texts.
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Littleton, Terry, "God Made It Happen: A Rhetorical Analysis of Jerry Falwell's Response to 9/11" (2013). Cultural Studies Capstone Papers. Paper 2.