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    Over the past two centuries, discourse regarding sex has significantly increased. This has led to the formation of an entire “sexual mosaic.” Michel Foucault contends, throughout the chapter, that the science of sex was essentially made up of evasions; a will to ignorance. The proliferating dialogue in respect to sex, in actuality, served as a way to conceal sex rather than to expose its truths. Foucault delves even further into the types of discourse on sex that was used, specifically, during the nineteenth century, in both Western and Eastern civilizations. He examines the similarities and discrepancies between the approaches of these societies, and outlines the way that the supposed truth of sex is produced: through ars erotica and scientia…

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    Frist of all, there is many discourses that I belong to. I think the best discourse I belong to is camping discourse. Be sure there are many diffrents between the discourses. One of the most different between discourses is language. It is different to how to speak, and also how to understand it. For examples, if I said please my friend take a look, this mean take around to make sure there is no dengrous or the place is safety. Actually, there is no many rules to ger membership. The person who…

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    What Are Discourse Markers

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    According to Chaudron and Richards (1986), discourse markers “occur as lexical equivalents or complements of more elusive gestural or intonational cues that subtly guide and modulate the participants’ understanding” (p. 1). According to Winston (2016), discourse markers often occur “at the opening and/or closing of topics, or subtopics” and they “indicate [that] a shift or change is about to occur” (p. 2). Transitions are one example of discourse markers that inform the audience that the…

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    on a political matter of great importance both to them and to the country by contributing to the discourses that may shape their nation’s future. There was no risk to participants as the survey and the interviews were conducted anonymously and therefore any potentially sensitive data is not attributable to persons who responded to the survey. The research did not involve any significant…

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    Analysis Of Discourse

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    Methods Section Paper: Discourse Analysis Introduction Traditional forms of mass media, such as print newspapers and broadcast television, were among the first to adopt digital opportunities afforded by the advent of the internet. The first online newspaper appeared in 1980, the same year the first successful personal computer was developed. By the mid-1990s, most news media had a digital presence, with many offering 24-hour access to content. When smartphones grew in popularity, news media were…

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    Discourse Analysis A discourse analysis is the term used for a number of approaches to analyze written, vocal, or sign language use. For this paper I decided to analyze a conversation that was between my sister, Sarah, and her boyfriend, Evan. I made this decision because I thought it would be interesting to hear how they would talk about things, work out problems, or just chat. They are recently new parents to my two month old niece, Mariah. I think age, gender, race, sexual orientation,…

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    Discourse Community

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    Today we live in an extremely different modern society, a world where many things are accepted now that wasn't in the past, a new world full of discourse communities. “A discourse community is a group of people who share a set of discourses, understood as basic values and assumptions and ways of communicating about those goals.” “Linguist John Swales defined discourse communities as groups that have goals or purposes, and use communication to achieve these goals. I choose the discourse community…

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    Perspective A discourse community is a social group or can be anything that inquires shared values, practices, or can even share the same language. A speech community, however; is not the same thing as a discourse community. A speech community is a community that shares the knowledge of rules for the conduct and interpretation of speech. (WaWpg.219) Defining a discourse community can be hard due to the range of different types of discourse communities. Examples of a discourse community would be…

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    Perspective A discourse community is a social group or can be something that inquires shared values, practices, or can even share the same language. A speech community, however; is not the same thing as a discourse community; a speech community is a community that shares the knowledge of rules for the conduct and interpretation of speech. (WaWpg.219) Defining a discourse community can be hard due to the range of different types of discourse communities. Examples of a discourse community would be…

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    project is discourse analysis. Such methodological approach to the subject of this dissertation, FCKH8.com’s viral activity, would allow me to view the processes that allow the company to construct the identity of an activist-minded ethical consumer amongst their audience. The unity of commercially driven strategy and strife for “good cause” is observed to be a relatively new phenomenon in consumer culture, and the analysed material, being rather explicit and direct in its form of expression, is…

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