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|Author||: Jane Austen|
At twenty-seven, Anne Elliot is no longer young and has few romantic prospects. Eight years earlier, she had been persuaded by her friend Lady Russell to break off her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a handsome naval captain with neither fortunenor rank. What happens when they encounter each other again is movingly told in Jane Austen's last completed novel. Set in the fashionable societies of Lyme Regis and Bath, Persuasion is a brilliant satire of vanity and pretension, but, above all,it is a love story tinged with the heartache of missed opportunities.
|Author||: Jane Austen|
|Editor||: Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing|
Persuasion is a novel written by a famous British writer Jane Austen. It is a story about the life of Anne Elliot, a middle daughter of baronet Sir Walter, a spender and bluffer. Due to these features of his character, he found himself in a difficult financial position. He has to rent a family estate Kellynch Hall in order to pay his debts. Meanwhile, his most smart and considerate daughter Anne goes to Uppercross to look after a sick sister. In the days of her youth she was mutually in love with Frederick Wentworth, but because of a fear of a poor marriage, “reasons of conscience” and on the insistence of a “family friend” Lady Russel Anne stopped her relationship with him. But now after eight years, some incredible coincidence happens. The family that rents Kellynch Hall is related to Frederick Wentworth. Is the old-time love still alive in the hearts of Anne and Frederick?
|Author||: Ryan James|
|Editor||: Ryan James via PublishDrive|
Persuasion: The Complete Step by Step Guide on Persuasion, Mind Control and NLP is a simple to read, step-by-step guidebook that enables you to access your natural power of persuasive abilities. Each and every person possesses the innate power to overcome any obstacle that may arise and successfully achieve their desired result, no matter what it may be. As you read this book, you will learn to master the art of persuasion. Things you will learn include: Understanding exactly what subliminal persuasion, mind control and NLP are Why these skills can benefit you Why each of these qualities must be balanced in order to succeed How you can effortlessly balance them in any conversation Comprehensive steps to learning these skills and how you can practice them Real examples of how you can use each of these strategies in actual conversation What you should do if you feel you are not achieving your desired results, or if you feel that your practice is not being as effective as it has the potential to be You possess a natural talent within’ you that allows you to guide others in your preferred direction and achieve your desired results. You have the power to attain anything you want in life, and to personally design the exact life you thought you would only lead in your dreams. This book provides you with access to the information you need to use the tools that will ultimately allow you to tap into your natural power and unleash your talent. You have the natural ability to persuade others. Using your natural talent, you can persuade others to agree with you, and even make them alter their own opinions to align with yours, further increasing your success in designing your dream life right now. Through this book, you will learn to understand exactly how you can practice these techniques in your everyday life, making it easy for you to overcome obstacles and achieve the results you are seeking.
|Author||: Jane Austen|
Persuasion is the last novel fully completed by Jane Austen. It was published at the end of 1817, six months after her death.The story concerns Anne Elliot, a young Englishwoman of 27 years, whose family is moving to lower their expenses and get out of debt, at the same time as the wars come to an end, putting sailors on shore. They rent their home to an Admiral and his wife. The wife's brother, Navy Captain Frederick Wentworth, had been engaged to Anne in 1806, and now they meet again, both single and unattached, after no contact in more than seven years. This sets the scene for many humorous encounters as well as a second, well-considered chance at love and marriage for Anne Elliot in her second "bloom".The novel was well-received in the early 19th century. Greater fame came later in the century, continued in the 20th century, and through to the 21st century. Much scholarly debate on Austen's work has since been published. Anne Elliot is noteworthy among Jane Austen's heroines for her relative maturity. As Persuasion is Austen's last completed novel, it is accepted as her most maturely written novel showing a refinement of literary conception indicative of a woman approaching forty years of age. Unlike Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice, the novel Persuasion was not rewritten from earlier drafts of novels which Austen had originally started before 1800. Her use of free indirect discourse in narrative was by 1816 fully developed and in full evidence. The first edition of Persuasion was co-published with the previously unpublished Northanger Abbey, written in 1803; later editions of both were published separately.
|Author||: Robert Levine|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Looks at the power of effective persuasion, describing the mindset and tactics of persuasion professionals and detailing ways to protect oneself from becoming a victim of manipulation.
|Author||: Arlene Dickinson|
|Editor||: HarperCollins Canada|
At thirty-one, Arlene Dickinson found herself stranded. Recently divorced, she had only a high school diploma, no savings and no clue how she was going to feed four young children. But just one year later, she was a partner in Venture Communications. Ten years on, she was CEO, poised to grow the business into one of Canada’s largest independently owned marketing firms. Today, as a co-star of the CBC hit Dragons’ Den, she is one of the country’s most sought-after female entrepreneurs. The secret of her journey from poverty to the corner office? The art of persuasion. Blending her own frank stories with compelling social science, she explains how to persuade both in the boardroom and in everyday life: the crucial importance of a particular kind of listening; how to get people to buy into your ideas; how to attract followers and deal with naysayers; the art of storytelling; how to turn mistakes to your advantage; and how to seize opportunities where others see only roadblocks.
|Author||: Boyd Blackwood|
You may have heard that only three percent of all one-to-one communication is actual verbal language. The rest is what is classed as paralinguistics: body language, involuntary eye movement, micro-expression and non-verbal sounds. X-Ray Body Reading gives you the power to read those hidden communications, to actually know what someone is thinking and feeling, no matter what she says. How would you like to be able to immediately start bonding with anyone you choose and to create deep rapport within minutes? What if you could virtually see into other people's minds - as if with X-Ray Vision - and could tell things they're thinking that perhaps they don't even consciously know? Imagine if you could quickly sense people's hotbuttons, dislikes, fears, needs and wants - wouldn't that give you incredible strength to use in persuading them to your way? X-Ray Body Reading gives you these persuasion powers - in a concise and understandable 100 pages!
|Author||: John O'Shaughnessy,Nicholas J. O'Shaughnessy,Nicholas Jackson O'Shaughnessy|
|Editor||: Psychology Press|
A practical and in-depth guide to the art of advertising persuasion, this book explains how advertising works and sets out strategies for advertisers to adopt, drawing on research, concepts and case examples from the US and Europe.
|Author||: Herbert W. Simons,Joanne Morreale,Bruce E. Gronbeck|
Persuasion in Society combines contemporary rhetorical theory and criticism with social scientific theory and research to help readers better practice persuasion, improve their capacity to analyze critical messages, and better understand the workings of persuasion in society and its psychological dynamics.
|Author||: Daniel J. O'Keefe|
This comprehensive text provides a thorough and critical treatment of persuasion theory and research from a social science perspective. Daniel J. O'Keefe includes a discussion of research on the production of persuasive messages as well as more traditional research on the study of message effects. The new edition contains more coverage of the theory of reasoned action, a new chapter on functional approaches to attitude, a new chapter on behavioral change, new material on persuasive campaigns, and updated research citations and examples.
|Author||: Garth Jowett,Victoria O'Donnell|
Propaganda and Persuasion, Fourth Edition is the only book of its kind to cover a comprehensive history of propaganda and offer insightful definitions and methods to analyze it. Building on the excellence of the three previous editions, the Fourth Edition has been revised, updated, and expanded. Authors Garth S. Jowett and Victoria O'Donnell provide a remarkable and cogent understanding of persuasion and propaganda, including rhetorical background, cultural studies, and collective memory.
|Author||: James Price Dillard,Michael Pfau|
Vienna, 1909. When the celebrated actor Eugen Bischoff is found dead in his garden pavilion, suspicion falls immediately on Baron von Yosch, a well-to-do army officer who was once the lover of the dead man s wife. By all appearances the door was locked from the inside when the two shots rang out the actor took his own life, but someone, or something, drove him to it. The baron sets out to learn all he can about the actor s death in order to clear his name. Meanwhile, within a few days, similar apparent suicides are reported. What started out as a straightforward quest to establish Bischoff s last deeds and discover the truth of his death becomes a search through the ages for an invisible enemy identified only by the actor s dying breath, when he whispered: . . . the Day of Judgment. Leo Perutz combines his hallmark blend of suspense and the fantastic in this spine-tingling mystery.
|Author||: Michael Cooper|
If you want to learn the art of mental manipulation; If you want to improve your persuasion skills; if you want to learn the best methods, so that people get your ideas; if you want to know the magic words to get out of any problematic situation: Keep reading Some people are considered smart in society. They receive praise, accolades, and are given the seats of honor in society. People perceive them to have leadership, sales, and advertising ability and often hand these responsibilities to them. While some may have genuine talent, the majority of them have just mastered the skill of persuasion. You see, when you can convince people to take up your ideas and way of doing things, you can get them to follow you and to do all that you want them to do. Onlookers will interpret it as you having leadership skills and the ability to move masses, but the secret to your success will be far from it. Persuasion skills can get you anything you want in this world. It can get you influence and power in the society; it can get you married; it can convince your competitor's customers that the products you offer are better; it can get you anything. You only need to go about it from an informed position, so that you do not end up overselling your position and being discovered. This isn't to say that persuasion is wrong, even the worst of its kind, manipulation, is legal. Being discovered means that people will realize that you want to shift their thinking to your side, and they will begin to build mental or emotional barriers to keep that from happening. If they do this, your efforts will have been unsuccessful, and this is not the path you wish to take. Persuasion Techniques: The Art of Mental Manipulation Through A Practical Guide to Influence and Improve the Mental Control of People and Increase Your Conversation Capacity opens the door to a whole new world of techniques and steps to take when you want to shift the opinions of people. You see, human beings have a tendency of believing that only they know the truth or understand reality. The result is erroneous thinking that would lead to poor decisions. Imagine leading a team of people who are stuck in their ways; it would be difficult to make any significant achievement. You would always disagree. At this time, persuasion skills would come in handy because you would make an effort to convince them to take the seemingly best option given the circumstances. Your team members would start working together, and the order would be restored. If you encountered problems on your way, those too would be resolved through team effort. As you can see, persuasion skills serve to draw people to work with the same aim, to achieve a common goal. They get us working together, whether we succeed or we fail, and that is the essence of being in a family, a community or a country. We are not obliged to think the same way, but we should at least take up the best suggestion as our direction and forge forward instead of wasting time weighing out opinions. Inside this book, you will find: The most comprehensive coverage of persuasion skills with real-life examples of how they are used to shift opinion The most credible advice on how to convince others of your opinion The most useful guide for how to make your opinion and your voice heard Advice on how to make your voice heard by persons in authority The most valuable tips for helping you read body communication A discussion on the most powerful weapons of influence The most vivid description of the behavior of a good leader A description of some of the most potent magic words you can use to get yourself out of any problematic situation What Are You Waiting For? Buy Your Copy Today
|Author||: Meg Wolitzer|
A New York Times Bestseller “A powerful coming-of-age story that looks at ambition, friendship, identity, desire, and power from the much-needed female lens." —Bustle “Ultra-readable.” —Vogue From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Interestings, comes an electric novel not just about who we want to be with, but who we want to be. To be admired by someone we admire—we all yearn for this: the private, electrifying pleasure of being singled out by someone of esteem. But sometimes it can also mean entry to a new kind of life, a bigger world. Greer Kadetsky is a shy college freshman when she meets the woman she hopes will change her life. Faith Frank, dazzlingly persuasive and elegant at sixty-three, has been a central pillar of the women’s movement for decades, a figure who inspires others to influence the world. Upon hearing Faith speak for the first time, Greer—madly in love with her boyfriend, Cory, but still full of longing for an ambition that she can’t quite place—feels her inner world light up. And then, astonishingly, Faith invites Greer to make something out of that sense of purpose, leading Greer down the most exciting path of her life as it winds toward and away from her meant-to-be love story with Cory and the future she’d always imagined. Charming and wise, knowing and witty, Meg Wolitzer delivers a novel about power and influence, ego and loyalty, womanhood and ambition. At its heart, The Female Persuasion is about the flame we all believe is flickering inside of us, waiting to be seen and fanned by the right person at the right time. It’s a story about the people who guide and the people who follow (and how those roles evolve over time), and the desire within all of us to be pulled into the light.
|Author||: Peter Brown|
|Editor||: Univ of Wisconsin Press|
. Preface. . 1. Devotio: Autocracy and Elites. 3. 2. Paideia and Power. 35. 3. Poverty and Power. 71. 4. Towards a Christian Empire. 118. . Index. 159.
|Author||: Sonali Dev|
From the author of Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors comes another , clever, deeply layered, and heartwarming romantic comedy that follows in the Jane Austen tradition—this time, with a twist on Persuasion. Chef Ashna Raje desperately needs a new strategy. How else can she save her beloved restaurant and prove to her estranged, overachieving mother that she isn’t a complete screw up? When she’s asked to join the cast of Cooking with the Stars, the latest hit reality show teaming chefs with celebrities, it seems like just the leap of faith she needs to put her restaurant back on the map. She’s a chef, what’s the worst that could happen? Rico Silva, that’s what. Being paired with a celebrity who was her first love, the man who ghosted her at the worst possible time in her life, only proves what Ashna has always believed: leaps of faith are a recipe for disaster. FIFA winning soccer star Rico Silva isn't too happy to be paired up with Ashna either. Losing Ashna years ago almost destroyed him. The only silver lining to this bizarre situation is that he can finally prove to Ashna that he's definitely over her. But when their catastrophic first meeting goes viral, social media becomes obsessed with their chemistry. The competition on the show is fierce...and so is the simmering desire between Ashna and Rico. Every minute they spend together rekindles feelings that pull them toward their disastrous past. Will letting go again be another recipe for heartbreak—or a recipe for persuasion...? In Recipe for Persuasion, Sonali Dev once again takes readers on an unforgettable adventure in this fresh, fun, and enchanting romantic comedy.
|Author||: Eric S. Knowles,Jay A. Linn|
|Editor||: Psychology Press|
Resistance and Persuasion is the first book to analyze the nature of resistance and demonstrate how it can be reduced, overcome, or used to promote persuasion. By examining resistance, and providing strategies for overcoming it, this new book generates insight into new facets of influence and persuasion. With contributions from the leaders in the field, this book presents original ideas and research that demonstrate how understanding resistance can improve persuasion, compliance, and social influence. Many of the authors present their research for the first time. Four faces of resistance are identified: reactance, distrust, scrutiny, and inertia. The concluding chapter summarizes the book's theoretical contributions and establishes a resistance-based research agenda for persuasion and attitude change. This new book helps to establish resistance as a legitimate sub-field of persuasion that is equal in force to influence. Resistance and Persuasion offers many new revelations about persuasion: *Acknowledging resistance helps to reduce it. *Raising reactance makes a strong message more persuasive. *Putting arguments into a narrative increases their influence. *Identifying illegitimate sources of information strengthens the influence of legitimate sources. *Looking ahead reduces resistance to persuasive attempts. This volume will appeal to researchers and students from a variety of disciplines including social, cognitive, and health psychology, communication, marketing, political science, journalism, and education.
|Author||: Alexander L. George,Graham H Stuart Professor of International Relations Alexander L George|
|Editor||: US Institute of Peace Press|
George examines under what circumstances the threat of force will achieve enough to obviate the need for force. He discusses seven cases of failure and success: U.S.-Japanese relations leading to Pearl Harbor; the Laos crisis of 1961-62; the Cuban missile crisis; the use of air power in Vietnam circa 1965; the Reagan Administration's use of coercive diplomacy against the Sandinistas' Nicaragua; U.S. coercive diplomacy against Libya in 1985-86; and the Persian Gulf crisis of 1990-91. George offers some interesting conclusions. Coercive diplomacy is more likely to work when the objective is clear; motivation is high; motivation is asymmetrical between threatener and threatened; both parties have some sense of urgency about resolving the conflict; adequate domestic and international support for coercive diplomacy exists; the target fears escalation more than capitulation; and clear settlement terms exist. ISBN 1-878379-14-3 (pbk.): $10.95.
|Author||: Jocelyn Harris|
|Editor||: University of Delaware Press|
Origins for Persuasion -- The reviser at work : MS chapter 10 to chapters X-XI (1818) -- At the White Hart : MS chapter 11 to chapter XII (1818) -- The history of Buonaparte -- Domestic virtues and national importance -- A critique on Walter Scott -- Prejudice on the side of ancestry -- The worth of Lyme -- The white glare of Bath -- Conclusion: Meaning to have spring again.