The article presents the analysis of speech acts in political speeches and
reveals pragmatic peculiarities of political discourse. Speech Acts theories have
been a considerable revolution in the developments of pragmatics as a
discipline. However, pragmatics cannot be fully studied without taking in
consideration discourse analysis, since they are closely linked with each other.
PRAGMATIC ANALYSIS OF SPEECH ACTS IN POLITICAL DISCOURSE (IN THE EXAMPLE OF MR. DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER’S “ATOMS FOR PEACE” SPEECH) (VIDEO)