The 2016 U.S. Presidential Debates: A Discourse Analysis Approach

DSpace Repository

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Debates: A Discourse Analysis Approach

Show full item record

Export reference to Mendeley 
Title: The 2016 U.S. Presidential Debates: A Discourse Analysis Approach
Author: Ramos Palacios, Lucía María
Director/Advisor: Merino Ferrada, María del Carmen
Departments: Filología Francesa e Inglesa
Abstract: Presidential debates constitute an essential part in the political campaign to gain the vote of citizens for the elections. In fact, political actors employ their own tecnhiques to persuade the audience through spoken language which allow citizens to know the true personality of the candidates. The purpose of this project is to analyse the political discourse through the examination of seven representative linguistic features employed by the two candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the 2013 United States presidential debates.Los debates presidenciales constituyen una parte esencial en las campañas políticas para ganar el voto de los ciudadanos en las elecciones. De hecho, los políticos emplean sus propias técnicas para persuadir a la audiencia a través del lenguaje hablado, lo que permite a los ciudadanos conocer la verdadera personalidad de los candidatos. El objetivo de este trabajo académico es analizar el discurso político a través del estudio de siete rasgos lingüísticos más representativos usados por los dos candidatos políticos, Donald Trump y Hillary Clinton en los debates presidenciales de Estados Unidos en 2016.
Subject: Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) ; Political Discourse ; Presidential Debates ; Spoken Language ; Linguistic Features ; Trump ; Clinton.
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/10498/20674
Date: 2018-07-26

Files in this item

Files Size Format View
LucíaRamos_TFG_EEII_FINAL.pdf 981.1Kb PDF View/Open

Statistics

View statistics

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show full item record

Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 Internacional Except where otherwise noted, this item's license is described as Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 Internacional