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A Brief Analysis on Iconicity in Kennedy’s Inaugural Address

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DOI: 10.23977/jfer.2021.010215 | Downloads: 1 | Views: 49

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Huang Yuxia 1

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1 Leshan Normal University, Leshan 614000, Sichuan, China

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Huang Yuxia

ABSTRACT

This paper aims at studying and analyzing the iconicity in Kennedy’s inaugural address in terms of proximity iconicity,quantitative iconicity and sequential iconicity. The results indicate that political speech is based on the content; appropriate use of iconicity can better enhance the performance of speech and credibility. In addition, it also can help us understand and appreciate the speech better.

KEYWORDS

Iconicity, Kennedy’s inaugural address, Political speech

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Huang Yuxia, A Brief Analysis on Iconicity in Kennedy’s Inaugural Address. Journal of Frontiers in Educational Research (2021) 1: 62-68. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/jfer.2021.010215

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