Category Archive: Discourse Analysis

Jan 11

Types of style

Types of style: Generally three styles were distinguished the grand style; middle style and the plain style. They can be associated with the editorial factor of tone, and can be considered three stages on scale of poetic elevation. The analogy of clothing can again give some idea of what was meant by the three styles; …

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Jan 10

Rhythm

Rhythm: the term which is referred to a measured flow of words and signifying the basic beat or pattern in language that is established by stressed syllables, unstressed syllables and pauses, is considered as rhythm. It is distinguished from meter. When the pauses and stressed of rhythm are organized into a more formal, regular pattern …

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Jan 10

Foregrounding

Foregrounding Foregrounding means giving prominence to something, in a literary work that would not be accentuated in ordinary discourse. Again it means the action of emphasizing something by means of linguistic devices. In literary text, it occurs when any deviation from the normal resources of language is found. The deviation may be a matter of …

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Jan 10

Style analysis about – Lady Macbeth tries to calm Macbeth.

Lady Macbeth tries to calm Macbeth. In this scene we have observed that, after murdering King Duncan and grooms (male servants) Macbeth returns to his wife. Not surprisingly, he is disturbed by the experience. Verse Structure: The two main protagonists of the play speak in verse in contrast with the prose of less important characters. …

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Nov 15

Correlation Between Pidgin and Creole

Discuss the correlation between pidgin and creole. Definition of Pidgin: Pidgin is a language with no native speaker. When different types of people from different races live in a certain place and use a common language, without maintaing any rule and regulation of a language, to express their feelings and fulfill their fundamental elements; it …

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Nov 14

Different Types of Meaning in Semantics

There are Different types of meaning in Semantics; the meanings are – conceptual, connotative, stylistic, affective, reflected, collocative and thematic meaning. This study focuses on only two of the types of meaning: conceptual meaning and connotative meaning. 1. Conceptual meaning: It refers the literal and primary meaning of a word which we can call dictionary …

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Nov 12

Lexical Relations or Semantic Relations Among Words

Lexical relations or semantic relations among words a. Synonymy: It refers the similar words of words. For example: buy – purchase, bargain Close- shut According to the use of a sentence they come differently.

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Oct 02

Top to Bottom Theory in Discourse Analysis

Top to Bottom Theory: Top to bottom theory refers the process of analyzing a topic completely. Any people can think his processing of incoming discourse as the combination of (at least) two activities.

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Oct 02

Substitution

Substitution: Substitution is another cohesive device. When a word is applied in spite of another large word, it is considered as substitution.  There are three types of substitutions. a. Nominal Substitution b. Verbal Substitution and c. Clausal Substitution

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Oct 02

Endophora

Endophora: Endophora is the reference of an expression with another expression which is used either before it or after it. One expression provides the information necessary to understand the other.

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