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Evaluative connotations of social and political vocabulary (based on the materials of American and Russian press media on the USA elections)

B.A. Ibragimova
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Ibragimova Banovsha A.,

Researcher at Department of English for Natural Faculties,

Faculty of Foreign languages and Area Studies

Lomonosov Moscow State University



The article discusses the use of social and political vocabulary from Russian and American press about Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton during and immediately after the 2016 presidential campaign. It reveals the specifics of usage of this vocabulary in the descriptions of the two politicians in the media of different ideological orientation.

Keywords: social and political vocabulary, ideology, Russian and American media, political language.




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