Style of language

The language of Dwight Eisenhower’s “Atoms for Peace” speech is formal. This is suitable for a speech delivered in front of the United Nations General Assembly. Moreover, Eisenhower speaks as the president of the United States of America, and the formal language helps him appear respectable to his audience. 

When it comes to sentence structure, Eisenhower mainly uses middle-length and long sentences, as the topic he addresses is quite complex: 

Today, the United States stockpile of atomic weapons, which, of course, increases daily, exceeds by many times the total equivalent of the total of all bombs and all shells that came from every plane and every gun in every theatre of war in all the years of the Second World War. A single air group whether afloat or land based, can now deliver t...

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