An Analysis Of Structures and Ideologies of Joe Biden’s Part in the Second United States Presidential Debate In 2020 Using the Critical Discourse Analysis by Van Dijk
Structure, Idiology, Politics, Discourse Analyses
Politician is possibly cause the ideologies of the them being hide in purpose. This research aimed to analyse the discourse structures leads to the ideologies discovered from Joe Biden in his second United States Presidential Debate in 2020. The theory of Critical discourse analysis of Van Dijk has been applied in this research to show the discourse structures from macrostructure consists of topic element and microstructure consist of meaning, structures, word choices, and how to use language elements then combine with superstructure as the scheme to discover the ideologies through the ideologies scheme by Van Dijk to get comprehend understanding. The result of this research are 1) Critical discourse analysis elements do exist in the discourse; 2) Transparency, freedom, and individual rights are the main ideologies contained in the discourse and Joe Biden does not hide his ideologies as politician.