THE USE OF PERSUASIVE DEVICES IN PRESIDENT GEORGE W.BUSH'S SPEECHES COMPARED TO PRIME MINISTER TONY BLAIR'S AT THE TIME OF SEPTEMBER 11th ATTACKS IN AMERICA : An Analysis of Personal Pronoun, Modality and Evaluation

DETIK VILIANA, 120010171 (2006) THE USE OF PERSUASIVE DEVICES IN PRESIDENT GEORGE W.BUSH'S SPEECHES COMPARED TO PRIME MINISTER TONY BLAIR'S AT THE TIME OF SEPTEMBER 11th ATTACKS IN AMERICA : An Analysis of Personal Pronoun, Modality and Evaluation. Skripsi thesis, UNIVERSITAS AIRLANGGA.

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Abstract

This study focuses on analyzing the use of personal pronoun, modality, and evaluation as a means of persuasion in political speeches concerning to September 11th attacks delivered by Bush and Blair. The objective of this study is to find the aim of each speech and specifically to find the differences between two leaders in their use of personal pronoun, modality and evaluation and their purpose of using them to achieve their ends. The data of this study is analyzed by personal pronoun, modality and evaluation theories. In this way, this study uses qualitative approach since it analyses the politicians intended meaning and purpose behind their speeches which is seen from critical point of view. For instance, "The limits on the numbers they kill and their methods of killing are not governed by morality" (Blair, September 14th,2001) From this, it can be seen that Blair gave his evaluation which has intended purpose. In this way, he gave value assumption that terrorist's act was similar to barbarism who neglected the rule of war. The corpus of this study is two speeches delivered by each leader, George W. Bush and Tony Blair, at the time of September 11th attacks based on the target audience which is divided into two, those are: the nation and the Joint Session of Congress (USA)/the House of Commons. These data are gotten from officially recognized two sources in the internet: White House website (http://www.whitehouse.gov) and British government website (http://www.pm.gov.uk). Then, concerning to the technique of data analysis, the technique is by classifying the data based on the underlying theories of personal pronoun, modality and evaluation. Afterward, the data is analyzed based on the underlying theories mentioned previously.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Additional Information: KKB KK-2 FS BE 04/06 Vil u
Uncontrolled Keywords: PERSUASION( RHETORIC)
Subjects: P Language and Literature
Divisions: 12. Fakultas Ilmu Budaya > Sastra Inggris
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DETIK VILIANA, 120010171UNSPECIFIED
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ContributorLusvita Fitri Nuzuliyanti, S.S.,M.App.LingUNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Tn Septian Eko Budianto
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2006 12:00
Last Modified: 18 Jun 2017 19:28
URI: http://repository.unair.ac.id/id/eprint/27554
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