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7) The research we have tried to carry out shows that the speeches of American and British politicians are characterized by a great number of devices which make the speech sound more persuasive and expressive. The research shows that mostly the following stylistic devices are used in political speeches, parallel constructions, repetition, enumeration, antithesis, gradation, polysyndeton, asyndeton, inversion, and rhetorical question.
8) It is customary in American political discourse to employ biblical language, which is an inherent part of American public speaking. When speaking of history of American politics it is easy to digress into the field of religion. Christianity has a given place as the normative faith in many politicians’ speeches, although some politicians never forget to mention that U.S.A. is a nation of many different religions leaving out some minorities, while including others.