Cda and Power Relations

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Cda and Power Relations

By | April 2013
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CDA AND POWER RELATIONS

Hafiz Ahmad Bilal
Department of English, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan
Tel: 92-321-600-2709 Email: ahmadbilal.uos@gmail.com

Akkasha Tariq (Corresponding Author)
Department of English, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan
Tel: 92-300-600-5445 E-mail: ak.jolly34@gmail.com

Sadaf Zahra
Department of English, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan
Tel: 92-342-737-2911 E-mail: rockk_onnn@yahoo.com

Saadia Ashraf
Department of English, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan
Tel: 92-334-757-2265 E-mail: life.ishope@yahoo.com

Saman Sibtain
Department of English, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan
Tel: 92-334-753-0668 Email: sgd_king@hotmail.com

Kainat Aqsa
Department of English, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan
Tel: 92-341-571-8087 E-mail: soniaalizy@gmail.com
Abstract
This study aims at finding the connection between language and ideology which is represented by language. Through the analysis of Obama’s speech it will be seen that how dominant forces exercise their power, maintain their superiority and show their dominance. In this study it is tried to show that how come dominant forces or groups adopt strategies which fulfill their personal interests. In other words through the application of critical discourse analysis the text is analyzed to see up to what extent dominance and power is seen in the words and speech of those in...