Speech manipulation actualization of the ethophysiological target “state security” on the categorical “US-THEM” level (based on the pre-election speech of Donald Trump)

Doklady Bashkirskogo Universiteta. 2018. Volume 3. No. 5. pp. 550-555.


Polyakova A. A.*
Bashkir State University
32 Zaki Validi Street, 450074 Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia


This article discusses various means of speech manipulation related to the ethophysiological target “state security” on the categorial “US/THEM” level. The material for analysis has been drawn from the election speech made by Donald Trump at the conference devoted to the US-Israeli relations.


  • speech manipulation
  • pre-election discourse
  • manipulation target
  • state security