Barack Obama`S Speech Analysis

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INTRODUCTION

The aim of this paper is to examine the strategies of President Barack Obama, and its ideological component, also why Barack Obama use exact words and how strong is the influence. The topic has been studied before by Juraj Horvath (2010),Jana Langrova(2010) and Junling Wang(2010).Therefore, the goal of the conducted research paper is to find out which of the political are used more often in the speech of Barack Obama, and what does it mean. The enabling objectives to get the research goal are the following:

1) To read and analyze the secondary sources on the research topic
2) To collect the empirical data
3) To implement the necessary research method
4) To create a table, showing the most frequent terms.
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Juraj Horvath used quantitative method to write his analysis, and when he counted all the words, what he were interested in, he expressed the ideas, which are very remarkable. “…”new”, which characterizes the strategy and ideas of the newly sworn president and his administration”, this extract is about Barack Obama`s often used word “new”. Juraj Horvath`s opinion about the use of this word is very interesting. He considers that the fact of using the word “new”, so often as Barack Obama does, shows his ideological aspects and promptitude for the innovations. Jana Langrova looked for the rhyme, speed and phonetic features of Barack Obama`s speech, but her conclusion and thoughts are very similair to Juraj Horvath. Jana Langrova considered that his speech employs rhyme, repetition and stress. He also stresses the word “new” in his speeches very often, and Jana Langrova noticed it. “There is new energy to harness, new jobs to be created, new schools to built…”,-these are Barack Obama`s words which were analyzed by two people. To summarize, Chapter I deals with the secondary sources concerned with previous analysis of the speeches of Barack Obama.

Methodology

This Chapter II will deal with the methodology used in this
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