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How to do critical discourse analysis : a multimodal introduction / David Machin and Andrea Mayr.

By: Machin, David, 1966-.
Contributor(s): Mayr, Andrea, 1972-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Los Angeles : Sage, 2012Description: 236 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780857028914 (hbk.); 085702891X (hbk.); 9780857028921 (pbk.).Subject(s): Critical discourse analysisDDC classification: 401.41 Online resources: Ebook Fulltext | http://lib.ewubd.edu/ebook/6669
Contents:
Table of contents Introduction: how meaning is created -- Making active choices: language as a set of resources -- Analysing semiotic choices: words and images -- Presenting speech and speakers: quoting verbs -- Representing people: language and identity -- Representing action: transitivity and verb processes -- Concealing and taking for granted: nominalisation and presupposition -- Persuading with abstraction: rhetoric and metaphor -- Committing and evading: modality and hedging -- Conclusion: doing critical discourse analysis and its discontents.
Summary: Summary: Written for students without prior knowledge of linguistics, this is an accessible and systematic toolkit for doing language and image analysis. Using case studies and examples from a range of media, Read more...
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Introduction: how meaning is created --
Making active choices: language as a set of resources --
Analysing semiotic choices: words and images --
Presenting speech and speakers: quoting verbs --
Representing people: language and identity --
Representing action: transitivity and verb processes --
Concealing and taking for granted: nominalisation and presupposition --
Persuading with abstraction: rhetoric and metaphor --
Committing and evading: modality and hedging --
Conclusion: doing critical discourse analysis and its discontents.

Summary:
Written for students without prior knowledge of linguistics, this is an accessible and systematic toolkit for doing language and image analysis. Using case studies and examples from a range of media, Read more...

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