… political speech has often been subject to analysis but this here is a nice discovery of an interesting application for tag clouds to visualize repetitive frequency (via infosthetics)
|Political rhetoric is one of the most interesting to analyse, because of the emophasis on using metaphors to convey various meanings within a speech. Our project tries to break down the rhetoric, take the words out of context, and treat them at face value in order to analyse the breakdown of content in these
|speeches. Each group of metaphors is colour coded, and sized based on the number of frequency. This is generated using marked up XHTML that is put through a PHP script.