Linguistic Analysis of Barack Speech Delivered at Cairo University Egypt 2009 Titled ‘A New Beginning’
This project examines the linguistic persuasive strategies of president Obama’s speech as well as the secluded philosophy enshrined in his Cairo address to Muslim world. It represents the American vision of Muslims by re-introducing herself to the world [Muslims] at large. In this Cairo speech, delivered from the most populous Arab country, in which he addresses a new beginning with the Arab and Muslim world. Obama continued to use linguistic choices to effect a change in the foreign policy of his administration through dialogue. The speech attempt to dust off the stains which the eight years of George Bush’ administration brought to the United States foreign policy.