Trump’s Iconic Style

Here is my response to an invitation to analyse Trump’s speaking style.

  • First comes an extract from a speech he made in 2015,
  • then a phrase by phrase analysis,
  • and then a diagram of typical features of his style.


This was the article that contained the invitation to diagram Trump’s style, though unfortunately all the emails I sent them containing my analysis bounced back:

For a contrast with the spoken style of former President Obama, see my appreciation of an extract from his victory speech in 2008, presented in the form of a lesson for intermediate or advanced students (designed for Macmillan’s