International Journal of Language and Linguistics

Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2016

  • Systemic Functional Linguistics Mood Analysis of the Last Address of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    Mehwish Noor, Moazzam Ali, Fakharh Muhabat, Bahram Kazemian

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1-1, February 2016
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: Apr. 20, 2015
    Accepted: Apr. 20, 2015
    Published: May 05, 2015
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    Abstract: The study highlights the functional and semantic properties of the last address of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). The study is based upon Halliday’s (1985) SFL Mood analysis. The data obtained from the last address of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) are analyzed in tables. The analysis of 56 clauses reveals that 32 are declarative, 22 are imperative; whereas, on... Show More
  • A Rhetorical Identification Analysis of English Political Public Speaking: John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address

    Qiang Zhou, Bahram Kazemian

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1-1, February 2016
    Pages: 10-16
    Received: Jul. 05, 2015
    Accepted: Jul. 15, 2015
    Published: Sep. 02, 2015
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    Abstract: Since political discourse reflects the close relation between politics and language, it has attracted many scholars’ attention at home and abroad. Therefore, English political public speaking (EPPS for short), the subcategory of political discourse, has been chosen as the subject of the study. Based on the findings of Kenneth Burke’s new rhetoric a... Show More