Linguistic Characteristics of Nouns Representing the Concept of “Power” in American Political Discourse

Document Type : Research Article


Belgorod State University, Belgorod, Russia


The article analyzes the linguistic nature of some nuclear lexemes (power, control, authority, influence) verbalizing the basic concept of the English-language political discourse – the concept of “Power”. The paper reveals the structure of the concept, its conceptual features, as well as the main characteristics of the concept representatives at the language and functional levels.