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How to do critical discourse analysis : a multimodal introduction

Author: David Machin; Andrea Mayr
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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, it enables students to analyse and understand the relationship between language, discourse and social practices.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Machin; Andrea Mayr
ISBN: 9780857028914 085702891X 9780857028921 0857028928
OCLC Number: 762990236
Description: 236 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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.
Responsibility: David Machin and Andrea Mayr.

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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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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 in media and Read more...

 
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