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Jorge Soto Almela ;Revista Signos 2016, 49 91

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Revista Signos ISSN: 0035-0451 revista.signos@ucv.cl Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso Chile Alcaraz-Mármol, Gema; Soto Almela, Jorge The semantic prosody of the words inmigración and inmigrante in the Spanish written media: A corpus-based study of two national newspapers Revista Signos, vol.
49, núm.
91, agosto, 2016, pp.
145-167 Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso Valparaíso, Chile Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=157046807001 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative REVISTA SIGNOS.
ESTUDIOS DE LINGÜÍSTICA ISSN 0718-0934 © 2016 PUCV, Chile  DOI: 10.4067-S0718-09342016000200001  49(91) 145-167 The semantic prosody of the words inmigración and inmigrante in the Spanish written media: A corpus-based study of two national newspapers La prosodia semántica de las palabras ‘inmigración’ e ‘inmigrante’ en la prensa escrita española: Estudio basado-encorpus de dos periódicos nacionales Gema Alcaraz-Mármol UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE MURCIA ESPAÑA Jorge Soto Almela UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE MURCIA ESPAÑA galcaraz@ucam.edu jsalmela@ucam.edu Recibido: 09-IV-2014 - Aceptado: 12-VIII-2015 Abstract Several studies, such as the one carried out by Checa and Arjona (2011), show the negative view of the Spanish media towards immigration from a social perspective, in which immigration is conceived as a threat and an invasion that causes fear and hostility.
However, this negative view has been barely analysed from a linguistic perspective.
In particular, this study aims to explore the semantic prosody of the Spanish lexical items inmigración (immigration) and inmigrante (immigrant) in written media.
For this purpose, an ad hoc corpus of news on the phenomenon of ...





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