Jessica Mason

List of John Benjamins publications for which Jessica Mason plays a role.


Intertextuality in Practice

Jessica Mason

[Linguistic Approaches to Literature, 33] 2019. xi, 204 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Narrative Studies | Pragmatics | Theoretical literature & literary studies


This chapter will adopt a data-driven, cognitive stylistic approach, exploring ‘false flag’ conspiracy theories about mass shootings, specifically the Sandy Hook massacre in 2012, which claimed the lives of twenty children and six adults. ‘False flags’ are a sub-type of conspiracy theory where… read more
This article explores fictionality within the context of the discourse of conspiracy. In particular it examines the phenomenon of ‘false flag’ narratives: alternative versions of an event constructed by individuals who have become convinced that a news story has in fact been staged for… read more