A Critical Discourse Analysis of Ex Pakistani Premier Imran Khan’s Speeches about Pulwama Incident

Authors

  • Ali Hassan Ph. D Scholar of Mass Communication, BZU, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Ch Husnain Yousaf Ph. D Scholar, Institute of Media and Communication Studies, BZU Multan, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Hurmat Malik Ph.D Scholar, Institute of Media and Communication Studies, BZU Multan, Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.35484/ahss.2023(4-I)05

Keywords:

Critical Discourse Analysis, Pluwama Incident, War Hysteria

Abstract

The current study examines the speeches of Prime Minister Imran Khan's positive image development of Pakistan against terrorism and cooperation with India against Pluwama incident. Language is the foundation of social construction in terms of individual or group relationship. A distinct discourse, spoken or written, can originate from different sources such as power, culture, social background, ethnicity and social status. Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) is influential for describing and interpreting social life reflected in the text. The present study is qualitative research is based on the concept of three levels of Fairclough’s (1995) in critical discourse analysis. The overall findings reveal the fact that Pakistan is a peaceful country and firsts & cooperates for terrorism.

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Published

2023-01-16

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How to Cite

Hassan, A., Yousaf, H., & Malik, H. (2023). A Critical Discourse Analysis of Ex Pakistani Premier Imran Khan’s Speeches about Pulwama Incident. Annals of Human and Social Sciences, 4(1), 46–55. https://doi.org/10.35484/ahss.2023(4-I)05