How to Do Critical Discourse Analysis : A Multimodal Introduction

By: Machin, DavidContributor(s): Mayr, AndreaMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: : SAGE Publications, 2012Description: 1 online resource (241 p.)ISBN: 9780857028921Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: How to Do Critical Discourse Analysis : A Multimodal IntroductionDDC classification: 401.41 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
COVER ; Contents; Introduction: How Meaning is Created; 1 Making Active Choices: Language as a Set of Resources; 2 Analysing Semiotic Choices: Words and Images; 3 Presenting Speech and Speakers: Quoting Verbs; 4 Representing People: Language and Identity; 5 Representing Action: Transitivity and Verb Processes; 6 Concealing and Taking for Granted: Nominalisation and Presupposition; 7 Persuading with Abstraction: Rhetoric and Metaphor; 8 Committing and Evading:Truth, Modality and Hedging; Conclusion; Glossary; References; Index
Summary: ""How great to have this practical introduction to doing critical discourse analysis, especially one that provides examples of multimodal discourse analysis. Extremely useful for students who need tools for the study of text, talk and images.""<br /><strong><em>- Teun van Dijk, Pompeu Fabra University</em></strong><br /><br />""The authors have truly achieved the impossible: to make extremely complex phenomena accessible for students and scholars alike. Thus, this textbook will provide a most helpful guide when looking for adequate ways to grasp and analyze the intricate interdependence of wr
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COVER ; Contents; Introduction: How Meaning is Created; 1 Making Active Choices: Language as a Set of Resources; 2 Analysing Semiotic Choices: Words and Images; 3 Presenting Speech and Speakers: Quoting Verbs; 4 Representing People: Language and Identity; 5 Representing Action: Transitivity and Verb Processes; 6 Concealing and Taking for Granted: Nominalisation and Presupposition; 7 Persuading with Abstraction: Rhetoric and Metaphor; 8 Committing and Evading:Truth, Modality and Hedging; Conclusion; Glossary; References; Index

""How great to have this practical introduction to doing critical discourse analysis, especially one that provides examples of multimodal discourse analysis. Extremely useful for students who need tools for the study of text, talk and images.""<br /><strong><em>- Teun van Dijk, Pompeu Fabra University</em></strong><br /><br />""The authors have truly achieved the impossible: to make extremely complex phenomena accessible for students and scholars alike. Thus, this textbook will provide a most helpful guide when looking for adequate ways to grasp and analyze the intricate interdependence of wr

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David Machin Is A Lecturer At Cardiff University School Of Journalism, Media And Cultural Studies.
Andrea Mayr Is A Lecturer In The School Of English At Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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