Discourse analysis

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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 moving or still, sound, body movement or gestures, in order to express themselves, communicate or give meaning. Different modes have different ways of conveying meaning, these different ways of giving meaning influence the choice of which mode is needed for communication. The increase of technology and multimedia outlets people are able to use different modes to interact or communicate with each other and able to recognise the…

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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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  • Critical Discourse Analysis Essay

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Halliday's Theory Of Critical Discourse Analysis Of CDA

    . . some groups in society are privileged over others, and this privilege leads to differential access to services, good and outcomes. Halliday’s theory of systematic functional linguistics informed CDA by emphasizing “language as a meaning making process” and transforming the theory to emphasize “on how language as a cultural tool mediates relationships of power and privilege in social interactions, institutions, and bodies of knowledge (Rogers, Malancharuvil-Berkes, Mosley, Hui, & Joseph,…

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  • Analysis Of Discourse And Social Change By Norman Fairclough

    Fairclough’s (1995) “Discourse and Social Change” book) 1) Text: The first level of discourse analysis is based on written or spoken text (Fairclough 1995). In this level the researcher identify actually about what the text represent. In this stage the analysis is descriptive, in many ways, the text is described as a form of linguistic analysis, in which usually searching for vocabularies (metaphore, lexical choice), grammar (transitivity, passive and active voice), structure etc… (Fairclough…

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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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  • Discursive Features Of Rape Essay

    constructs his version of an account of the rape incident. The data for the analysis was extracted from the transcripts of group therapy sessions in a prison-based Sex Offender Treatment Program (SOTP) in Britain between 1995 and 1996. The analysis suggested that his discourse is built on two main practical ideologies in recasting his version of the incident. The use of the “practical ideologies” was frequently stimulated through popular rape myths, playing a role in reproducing the story of the…

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  • Monolingual Writers

    reader to have a different view of academic discourse. The alternative discourse helps the writers to recognize the variety of roles in the academic contexts that are limited to monolingual writers. Multilingual writers are given a variety of benefits like job opportunities and self confidence. Nowadays, multilingual speakers have a higher chance of getting a job than monolingual speakers. The more languages we speak, the high the chances are to getting hired. Multilingual speakers are given…

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