Discourse Analysis of Obama’s Inaugural Speech From the Perspective of Culture

Shenghua Yang


Based on brief introduction of discourse analysis, political speech and cultural criticism, the thesis analyzes deeply Obama’s inaugural speech from the perspective of culture, which is a new thing in discourse analysis. The article has a deep study on the origin of President’s inaugural speech, the doctrines in Bible, the multicultural society and American belief, opening a new door to the study of discourse analysis.


Discourse analysis; Inaugural speech; Culture

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/n


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