The Pragmatics Of Discourse

The multifaceted and multi-layered phenomenon of discourse has been examined in diverse research paradigms, concentrating on text as the object of investigation, on the connectedness between text and society, and on the representation of discourse. All approaches share the premise that discourse is a parts-whole configuration.


Discourse is investigated with respect to


  • Discourse as Communicative Action
  • Discourse and Context
  • Discourse and Discourse Genre
  • Media Discourse
  • Political Discourse
  • Contrastive Discourse Analysis



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