"Dost je dost": Diskurzivní analýza parlamentních projevů Geerta Wilderse 2010-2015
Strana pro svobodu
elita a lid
Party for Freedom
elite and people
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AbstractThis thesis ("Enough is enough": Discourse analysis of Geert Wilders' parliament speeches 2010-2015) aims to analyze the rhetoric of the leader of the Dutch Party for Freedom (PVV) Geert Wilders in the House of Representatives between the years 2010 and 2015 and with the use of discourse analysis it aims to answer the research questions. The research questions of this work concern the issue of labeling Geert Wilders as a populist politician and his strong criticism of Islam, multiculturalism and European integration. Based on the theoretical literature and practical analysis of Geert Wilders' discourse, this thesis will answer the question if Wilders' rhetoric meet the criteria of populism. By analyzing the speeches it is also possible to determine the main topics of his speeches and answer the question if the criticism of Islam or European Union are a permanent feature of Wilders' speeches or just seldom mentions. The researched period includes the spectacular success of the PVV in 2010 general election, the drop in the 2012 general election and the following time in opposition. The discourse analysis is based on official transcripts of the speeches of Geert Wilders in the Second Chamber of the Parliament (Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal), the theoretical part is based on scholarly literature as...