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Political speeches involve a persuasive strategies and it aims to move audience. In an elaborate political process of choosing correct representative and in high stakes politics, speeches form a very important part. Ever wondered how speech like “I have a dream” became one of the most famous speeches across the world? The aim of the paper is to study the approaches of linguistics in political speeches. The sample speeches are Hon. Donald Trump’s Presidential Campaign Announcement in 2015 and Hon. Barack Obama’s Democratic National Committee’s speech in 2012.

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CHAMUNDESHWARI, D. C., & MADHUSOODHAN, M. S. (2019). A Study on The Use of Political Rhetoric Device and Discourse Analysis in Political Speeches. History Research Journal, 5(6), 2172-2179. Retrieved from