Choice in Language: Applications in Text Analysis
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Choice in Language: Applications in Text Analysis

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ISBN-13:
9781908049551
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
10.07.2013
Seiten:
347
Autor:
Tom Bartlett
Gewicht:
499 g
Format:
231x155x23 mm
Serie:
Functional Linguistics
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This book presents a selection of writings from internationally renowned authors that develop the analytical perspective of choice across wide-ranging contexts and in some cases in languages other than English.
Chapter 1: Introduction Gerard O'Grady, Tom Bartlett and Lise Fontaine Part A: Interpersonal Choice and the Construction of Author Identity Chapter 2 Contextual Constraints, Linguistic Choice and Social Change: Evidence from Sex-worker Discourse in a South African City Ralph Adendorff, Rhodes University, South Africa, and Kiran Pienaar Chapter 3 'Voice in a 'Partly Free' Press: Appraisal Choices in Italian Journalistic Discourse Elizabeth Swain, Trieste University Chapter 4 The Use of Appraisal Resources in the Construction of Second-language Teacher-researcher Identity Gillian Moss, Norma Bartletta, Universidad del Norte, Columbia, and Jorge Mizuno, Universidad del Norte, Columbia Part B: Choice in Political Speech: Tension between the Need to Inform and Project Solidarity Chapter 5 The Choice of Grammatical Metaphor in French Political Tracts David Banks, Universite de Bretagne Occidentale Chapter 6: Choices in Tony's Talk: Phonological Paragraphing; Information Unit Nexuses and the Presentation of Tone Units Gerard O'Grady Part C: The Effects of Choice in Text-type Chapter 7: Choice and Domain: A Corpus-based Study with Special Reference to the BNC Baby Inas Mahfouz, Ain Shams University, Egypt Chapter 8: Investigating Thematic Choices in Two Newspaper Genres: An SFL-based Analysis Julia Lavid, Universidad Complutense de Madrid Chapter 9: Systemic Choice above the Clause: Research Article Abstracts as a Case Study Akila Sellami-Baklouti, University of Sfax, Tunisia Chapter 10: Contentful and Contentlight Subject Themes in Informal Spoken English and Formal Written English Margaret Berry Chapter 11: Differential Realisation of Ellipsis in Texts Varied for Contextual Mode: Some Support for the 'Mode of Discourse - Textual Metafunction' Hook-up Ben Clarke, Cardiff University Part D: The Interplay of Choice across Different Modalities Chapter 12: Textual and Compositional Choices in the Tale of Gorilla by Anthony Browne A. Jesus Moya Guijarro, Universidad de Castilla - La Mancha Chapter 13: A Multimodal Perspective on the Front Cover Choices of Halliday's Introduction to Functional Grammar Ann Montemayor-Borsinger, Instituto Balseiro/Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Eija Ventola, Aalto University, Celia Magalhaes
This book presents a selection of writings from internationally renowned authors that develop the analytical perspective of choice across wide-ranging contexts and in some cases in languages other than English.