Common and Different Features Inaugural Addresses of American and Russian Presidents
Based on the comparative approach, this article deals with the communicative strategy and tactics, lexical and stylistic features of B. Obama’s, D. Trump’s and V. Putin’s inaugural performances. The hypothesis of this research is that the inaugural message as a policy statement reflects social and economic expectations, moral values and language tastes that people who voted for the future president. The cultural-linguistic analysis of the texts allows defining the leading communication strategy in addresses of the American and Russian presidents. Furthermore,it was made the attempt to build the model of an effective public political statement during election campaigns.
KeywordsInaugural address Effective model of public speech Traditional values Precedent phenomena Manipulative tactic Main themes Communicative strategy Lexical and stylistic means
- President Barack Obama’s Inaugural Address. The White House Blog. http://www.whitehouse.Gov/blog/inaugural-address. Accessed 23 July 2018
- President Donald Trump’s Inaugural Address. The White House Blog. http://www.whitehouse.Gov/blog/inaugural-address. Accessed 23 July 2018
- President Vladimir Putin’s Inaugural Address. http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/57416. Accessed 23 July 2018