Analysis of Compliment and Complaint Speech Act in Jimmy Carter’s Speeches

أبزاخ, ساشا مؤید (2018) Analysis of Compliment and Complaint Speech Act in Jimmy Carter’s Speeches. Masters thesis, جامعة الشرق الاوسط.

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This study aimed at identifying the use of compliment and complaint speech act in Jimmy Carter’s speeches, by analyzing some phrases from five different speeches during his presidency and elections. The researcher compared between the compliment speech acts in these speeches in order to know how Carter used this type of speech act to benefit from. On the other hand the complaint speech acts in these speeches had been analyzed and compared in these speeches. The sample of this study was the speeches so the study instrument was data analysis because the researcher did not have any test or interviews. The speeches had been analyzed according to checklist that had been approved by three specialized doctors. The results were shown in figures in the study, they showed that Jimmy Carter used a lot of compliments speech acts in his Nomination and Inaugural Speeches. XI On the other hand the compliment speech acts scored only 12% in Carter’s Farewell speech. The complaint speech acts were used highly in the last two speeches the farewell speech and the Crisis of Confidence Speech while the use of this speech act scored only 16.7% in the Inaugural Speech. Key words: Compliment, complaint, speech act, speeches.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Depositing User: أ. طارق زياد عبد حنونة
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2021 10:37
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2021 10:37

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