A CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF A PUBLIC SERVICE SPEECH BY PM IMRAN KHAN: PANDEMIC COVID-19
A critical investigation is regularly helpful to a legislator or a public discourse to uncover covered up possibilities of the composed or spoken content. Hence, the current examination intends to investigate how a Pakistani legislator figure spreads his philosophy through impressive utilization of verbal communication.The study sampleconsists of the speech delivered by the Pakistani PM Imran Khan on the outbreak of pandemic COVID-19 in March 2020. The qualitativeapproachusing transitivity analysis isconductedto dissect the art of linguistic spin in the legislator speech of the recent PM of Pakistan. The discourse of the speeches has been founded on the critical debate analysis theory and systemic philosophy. It also focuses primarily on a shifting of transitivity and situational background to modality, in which the relationship between theory and power has been shown. The study’s findings show that the Pakistani PM uses easy and colloquial language for shortening the distance between the audience and him. Secondly, he uses the material process more to show what his government has achieved, what they are doing, and what they will do to handle the issue of COVID-19. In addition, he utilizes the current primary state to introduce the neighborhood and worldwide circumstances going from the legislator, monetary, and social fields as of now. Hence, he utilizes the language to convince the general population to acknowledge and uphold his arrangements.