Analysing EDL Corpora Data Using WordWanderer

Recently, I’ve been looking at corpora of texts from the EDL website and the EDL Facebook page. From the corpus of Facebook data, one of the keywords is Muslims. Using the online visualisation tool WordWanderer (, I want to show the nature of the collocates of this keyword.


Just by spending a minute looking at the visualisation produced by this software package, I think you are able to discover the discourses produced by the members of a group who claim to be non-racist and non-violent. Collocates such as kill, eradicate, invade, spread and dirty begin to demonstrate the nature of the texts.

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