Dr Lugea is interested in language use and linguistic creativity, in English, Spanish and beyond. Although she often focuses on the pinnacle of linguistic creativity, literature, and also analyses other rhetorical texts from subtitles to Internet memes, applying models from Cognitive Stylistics, (Critical) Discourse Analysis and Pragmatics. Her research reveals how meaning is created through texts and cognitive processes.
Open to PhD applications in the field of
- The language of literature
- (Cognitive) Stylistics
- (Critical) Discourse Analysis
- Translation Studies (of audiovisual/literary texts or from a linguistic perspective)
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