Pernille Bogo Jorgensen

PhD student

Research Overview

My PhD-project is an investigation into metaphor in communication about menopause in the US and Denmark and I take a critical discourse analytical approach applying corpus tools.

I also support the data sharing initiative #ReframeCovid and am interested in metaphors in relation to Covid19. The network of metaphor researchers in Scandinavian languages is a forum that connects me to metaphor enthusiasts in the Nordic countries and there are many interesting blogposts about metaphor on

My MA dissertation focused on how the relationship between the doctor and patient was represented in the patient information leaflet for medicines in England. The corpus consists entirely of package leaflets for pharmaceutical prescription drugs.