Manipulation in Donald Trump’s Nomination Speech 2020 Election from a CDA Account

Rym Ezzina


Critical discourse analysis (CDA) is an analytical approach that refers to the use of linguistic tools to uncover the opacities in discourse which contribute to the exercise, maintenance, and reproduction of unequal power relations (Fairclough & Wodak, 1997)

This research critically analyzes the nomination speech of the president Donald Trump delivered on 27 th August 2020 using socio-cognitive critical discourse analysis account.


CDA, socio-cognitive discourse analysis, manipulation, lexicalization, deixis

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