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  • Foucault's Discourse On Sex

    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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  • Critical Discourse Analysis Essay

    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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  • Camping Discourse Essay Examples

    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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  • Analysis Of Discourse

    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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  • Introduction To Discourse Analysis

    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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  • An Analysis Of Machiavelli's Discourses

    However, the government style he creates in Prince contradicts with the republic he creates supports in Discourses. The Renaissance era, acknowledged for its confinement of numerous significant philosophers, such as Machiavelli, who believed to be the father of political science and a political philosopher (Potter, Barzun). Originally, Machiavelli wrote The Prince to aspire of obtaining the approval of the Medici family, and he intentionally constructed its assertions provoking…

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  • Reflection Of A Discourse Community

    It has been proven that for age’s, individuals have had a tendency to form groups or to communicate with those who share the same views, abilities, and language as them. A discourse community is typically described as a group of people with similar goals, customs, and experiences. A person may belong to multiple communities and may very well overlap. I belong to four main discourse communities: Hampton University Student body, McDonald’s crew member, Social media, and Family. Each one of these…

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  • The Importance Of Discourse Communities

    people in our lives that teach us to be kind to others and learn to understand how we interact with the world. In my opinion I feel that the people that we place our trust in take advantage of us. However, there are mystical and religious beings that we believe in. In Charles Bazerman’s text “Speech Acts, Genres, and Activity Systems: How Texts Organize Activity and People.” he defines discourse community as a close or loose knit group of people who have the same interests or beliefs…

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  • Literacy Discourse And Linguistics Analysis

    In“Literacy, Discourse, and Linguistics: Introduction,” James Paul Gee introduces his readers to the concept of a Discourse with a capital D. Discourses with a capital D according to Gee are “saying (writing)-doing-being-valuing, believing combinations” (6). They are important “combinations”(6). This is for the reason that “identity kits” can help someone see who you are, and they allow you to gain entrance into other Discourses such as a Dominant Secondary Discourse by having the proper make…

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  • Theories Of Multimodal Discourse Analysis

    Introduction This essay will be discussing Multimodal discourse analysis looking at Gunther Kress’s article on discourse analysis and also looking at other theories of multimodality that can help explain how meaning making is achieved and use relevant examples as part of the discussion. Multimodal discourse analysis “choice leads to selection” Multimodal discourse analysis is the study of language not only through text and speech but mixed together with other tools or modes such as, pictures…

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