Discourse, Power and Symbolic Elites Critical discourse studies are especially interested in the abuse of power, that is, in the illegal ways discourse is controlled and how the public mind is discursively managed by the symbolic elites. The beliefs, knowledge and attitudes of citizens are controlled against their best interests, and in the best …
“Why Feminism is not widely accepted in Bangladesh” Feminism is a movement that demands the right of women to have political, social, and economic equality with men. It is a discourse that involves various movements, theories, and philosophies which are concerned with the issue of gender difference, advocate equality for women, and campaign for …
The Life of a Garment Worker A garment worker passes a very busy day. She has no time to stand and stare. The amount of money she earns a day enables her only to keep her body and soul together. A garment worker has to get up early in the morning because she must arrive at the …
In the first stanza the speaker describes a time when he meandered over the valleys and hills, “lonely as a cloud.” Finally, he came across a crowd of daffodils stretching out over almost everything he could see, “fluttering and dancing in the breeze”:
Spring in Bangladesh Bangladesh is a play ground of nature decorated with six seasons. These six seasons come one after another with their full diversity. Spring is the last and the most beautiful of all seasons. It is called the king of seasons.
Pahela Baishakh Pahela Baishakh is a part and parcel of Bangle culture. It is the first day of Bengali Calendar year. The people of Bangladesh observe the day with great festivities. The Baishakhi Mela is also celebrated with great festivals and it is perhaps the largest …
Jute Jute is a kind of fiber which is obtained from the bark of a plant called jute plants. It grows from six to twelve feet high and it is our main cash crop. Jute grows Low and plain land. Bangladesh is the store-house of jute. In our country …
The relationship between language and culture is profoundly entrenched. Language is the oral expression of culture. Culture is the particular custom, beliefs and ideas of a particular community. For example: Eskimos have many different terms for snow. There are nuances that make each one different. But we know one or two words concerning snow.