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Demystifying the ideological outcomes of the Egyptian uprising: a comparison between the Arab (...)

Safa Atia (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)


The latent resonance of the autocratic regimes in the North African and Middle East countries has transformed the region into what is called “Arab Spring”. Yet, each nation followed a unique path. Tunisia is the only country that stepped forward to establish democracy (Eskjær, 2012). However, none of the other nations came to a happy end; Egypt’s revolution ended up with more power and abuse in the government. Libya fell into a civil war and Yemen into a sectarian war. And Syria descended into an abyss with no end in sight (Galander, 2013). These uprisings were covered extensively and thoroughly in the world media, which helped a plethora of linguists to analyze each of them (Al-Abed Al-Haq & Hussein, 2011; Attia & Romero-Trillo, 2016; Dağtaş, 2013; Eskjær, 2012; Haider, 2016; Galander, 2013; etc.). This study scrutinizes the aftermath of the Egyptian revolution (2011-2015) through different media lenses; Al-Jazeera and Al-Arabiya – in Arabic and English versions- and BBC and CNN -in their English versions. This investigation combines both corpus linguistics and critical discourse analysis, by using AntConc 3.4.4w database (Anthony, 2014). The critical issue of this research is how the discourse of the Arab and Western media resonated in the mentioned media contexts through the analysis of collocations, concordances, and CDA. Moreover, a comparison will be made in terms of frequency distribution and story content. (...)


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Serie: CILC2021: Discurso, análisis literario y corpus / Discourse, literary analysis and corpora (+información)