Journal of fundamental and applied researches

Реализация категории «театральность» в политическом дискурсе на лексическом и стилистическом уровнях (на материале предвыборных речей кандидатов в Президенты США)

2012. №4, pp. 74-79

Savelyeva Uljana A. - Cand.Phil.Sc., Astrakhan State University, 414056, Russia, Astrakhan, Tatischev St., 20а,

The article considers category “theatricality” within political discourse on the levels of vocabulary and stylistic devices used. The author researches election speeches of presidential nominees of the US. The research shows that in all the analyzed speeches the category “theatricality” can be traced through special words and stylistic devices employed which are aimed at a certain effect to realize different strategies skillfully designed for the body of electors to vote for the nominees.

Key words: category of “theatricality”,communicative space,manipulative strategies,political discourse,election speech,presentational tactics,lexical units,metaphor,stylistic devices.