Josie Ryan

Josie Ryan
Bangor University · School of Linguistics and English Language

MA Cognitive Linguistics

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Many violent attacks in the UK and abroad are attributed to extremism. The British Home Secretary, Theresa May, has promised “to tackle the whole spectrum of extremism, violent and non-violent, ideological and non-ideological, Islamist and neo-Nazi – hate and fear in all their forms” (2015). Extremism could be said to constitute an unfolding discou...
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Using Talmy's system of Force Dynamics (2000), this paper investigates how a new ideological conflict is being conceptualised by UK politicians.
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A critical discourse analysis using Chilton's (2004) Discourse Space Theory to analyse the emerging discourse of extremism.

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Using the Cognitive Linguistic theories, this study will investigate how people construct their national identity in spoken discourse. It will also compare how national identity is constructed in political and media discourse in order to develop insights into the extent to which public discourse affects semi-private discourse on national identity.
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Dissertation project investigating identity and relationships through a Cognitive approach to CDA. The data will be a corpus of newspaper leader articles representing both sides of the EU referendum debate.