How to do critical discourse analysis : a multimodal introduction / David Machin and Andrea Mayr.
By: Machin, David
Contributor(s): Mayr, AndreaMaterial type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: Los Angeles : Sage, 2012Description: 236 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780857028914 (hbk.); 085702891X (hbk.); 9780857028921 (pbk.)Subject(s): Critical discourse analysisDDC classification: 401.41 LOC classification: P302 | .M2946 2012Online resources: Ebook Fulltext | http://lib.ewubd.edu/ebook/6669
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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.
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...