• The authors:
    Elena M. Kitaeva, Olga V. Ozerova
  • Issue:November 16th, 2018
  • Pages: 79-95
  • Section: Cross-cultural communication as a global problem in the modern world
  • URL: http://conferences-ifl.rudn.ru/79-95/
  • DOI:10.22363/09129-2018-79-95

The paper presents the discussion of intertextuality in political discourse, namely B. Obama speeches. B. Obama creates political discourse around two main sources: American history and American civil religion. With means of intertextuality Obama establishes links with his audience outlining common values with the support of history, cultural traditions and religion.

Keywords: political discourse, intertextuality, vertical and horizontal analyses, transtextuality, architextuality, paratextuality, metatextuality, hypertextuality, American history, American civil religion

Elena M. Kitaeva
Faculty of Foreign Languages
St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia
e-mail: yelena.kitaeva@mail.ru

Olga V. Ozerova
Faculty of Foreign Languages
St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia
e-mail: ozerovaolga@list.ru

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