THE DISCREDITING STRATEGY IN BRITISH BREXIT DIS-COURSE
This paper is a part of the research which focuses on the study of discursive construction of British national identity. The paper aims to reveal what linguistic means are used within the discrediting strategy in the speeches by British politicians. The data include speeches by British politicians retrieved from the official websites of the campaigns “Vote Leave” and “Britain Stronger in Europe”. The study draws on techniques of critical discourse analysis.