Linguistic means of expressing indirect evaluation in modern english political discourse

Krivchenko I.B.

Mustafaeva L.P.

The paper focuses on the analysis of indirect evaluation and its linguistic means in the modern English political discourse. Emotionally coloured words, which are frequent in the political speeches of the English and American politicians, stylistic devices they employ and communicative strategies and tactics which lie in the basis of any political speech may be used to express evaluation indirectly. The authors claim that it is indirect evaluation which prevails nowadays in the political communication held in the English language.

Key words: political discourse, political speech, evaluation, indirect evaluation, linguistic means of evaluation.

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