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Título: Theresa May’s Representation of Reality in her Brexit Speeches: Time and Self-projection as Meaningful Values
Fecha de publicación: 2020
Editorial: Universidad de Murcia, Servicio de Publicaciones
Cita bibliográfica: International Journal of English Studies, Vol. 20 (3), 2020
ISSN: 1989-6131
Materias relacionadas: CDU::8- Lingüística y literatura::81 - Lingüística y lenguas
Palabras clave: Brexit
Political discourse
Systemic Functional Linguistics
Social actor
Resumen: This study analyses Theresa May’s three seminal Brexit speeches. These describe the kind of desirable post-Brexit EU-UK relationship that she envisioned, and together constitute a corpus of 18,532 words. The speeches can be considered as landmarks on a timeline that was initially meant to lead to the delivery of Brexit. It is hypothesized that there may be meaningful differences between the speeches, and that these affect the representation of reality. These in turn would have a bearing on May’s discursive self-representation as either an individualized or a collectivized social actor. To account for such representational values, the study draws on Halliday’s Transitivity System (1994), starting from the clause and its potential to express ideational meanings. With the aim of uncovering more convincing and interesting findings, a statistical analysis is applied.
Autor/es principal/es: Dolón Herrero, Rosana
Versión del editor: https://revistas.um.es/ijes/article/view/421751/298341
URI: https://revistas.um.es/ijes/article/view/399631
DOI: https://doi.org/10.6018/ijes.421751
Tipo de documento: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Número páginas / Extensión: 18
Derechos: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
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Aparece en las colecciones:2020, V. 20, N. 3

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