El menosprecio y la burla como armas de ataque en el debate electoral. Caracterización funcional y configuración discursiva

  1. Francisco Fernández García 1
  1. 1 Universidad de Jaén

    Universidad de Jaén

    Jaén, España

    ROR https://ror.org/0122p5f64

Pragmática Sociocultural : Revista Internacional sobre Lingüística del Español

ISSN: 2194-8313 2194-8305

Year of publication: 2015

Volume: 3

Issue: 1

Pages: 32-58

Type: Article

DOI: 10.1515/SOPRAG-2014-0025 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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This work, part of a larger research project about impolite attacks inelectoral debates, develops the analysis of two strategies of impoliteness thatprove to have a particularly interesting effect in these discursive events: scornand mockery towards the opponent.Taking as a reference the last televised face to face top-level debate held inSpain so far, involving A. Pérez Rubalcaba and M. Rajoy in the campaign forgeneral elections in 2011, we analyse: a) the functional value of these strategiesand the features of their different variants, b) the linguistic-discursive patternsthrough which they are implemented, and c) their nature from the theoreticalpoint of view of linguistic impoliteness.The work is also contextualized within the research framework to which itbelongs, a comprehensive analysis of the use of impoliteness in the aforemen-tioned debate. This analysis pinpoints a list of strategies of impoliteness, car-ries out an inventory of the linguistic-discursive mechanisms that come intoplay for their implementation and describes the characteristics of the attacksfrom the theoretical prism of impoliteness.