A Critical Discourse Analysis of the Language in Imran Khan's Speeches to Connect with the Audience


Amna Sana ,Ali Hussain Bin Sadiq , Hafiz Raza Razaq


The study aimed to conduct a critical discourse analysis of Imran Khan's address at the Global Peace and Unity Forum, exploring language's influence on political leaders' ideas. It investigated how politicians employ specific vocabularies to convey their intellectual prowess to an audience. The research concluded with findings and interpretations, emphasizing the significant impact of language on interpersonal communication and the potential for political discourse to elicit both positive and negative reactions. The focus narrowed down to the linguistic choices of Mr. Imran Khan, former Prime Minister of Pakistan, in his political speeches. The qualitative analysis delved into his spoken rhetoric, aiming to interpret the underlying intentions conveyed through language within the political sphere. Undoubtedly, language holds the power to sway individuals towards specific beliefs, ideologies, or actions, and politicians leverage it strategically to assert authority and persuade others.



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