Barack Obama`S Speech Analysis

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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.

The hypothesis is that convinced political terms are used more often in the speech of Barack Obama than other terms. The research methods of research applied in the study:
Library research: the study of the secondary sources on the research theme. Quantitative empirical research method: corpus-based quantitative research. The main research method applied in the study was quantitative frequency analysis. Chapter 1 is devoted to the secondary sources analysis on the research topic. Chapter 2 explains the research methodology applied in the study. Chapter 3 presents the research results and discussion on finding. Appendix contains the table presenting the most frequently used terms.

Analysis of Secondary Sources (The Literature Review)

Chapter I presents the literature connected with analysis of Barack Obama`s speeches. The power and influence of Barack Obama speeches are discussed in this text; also his expressed ideology and its manipulations are mentioned then. Opinions and thoughts of Juraj Horvath “Critical Discourse Analysis of Obama`s Political Discourse” and Jana Langrova...
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