“RHETORICAL DEVICES EMPLOYED BY DR. TAHIR UL QADRI IN HIS SPEECH AT PEACE FOR HUMANITY CONFERENCE: A RELIGIOUS DISCOURSE ANALYSIS
Logos, ethos and pathos are the famous rhetorical devices used as argumentative tools. In this study, a speech by Dr tahir ul qadri delivered at peace for humanity conference in Wembley, London in 2011 has been critically analyzed in terms of Aristotelian theory of art of persuasion. The research was done by applying qualitative method of analysis on the text of speech. It involved application of Aristotelian theory of art of persuasion given in his book, ‘Rhetoric’. It was concluded that the speaker powerfully plays with the words and language to create powerful persuasive effects in his speech.