Discourse, Grammar and Ideology: Functional and Cognitive Perspectives

Discourse, Grammar and Ideology: Functional and Cognitive Perspectives


Researchers in serious discourse research (Cda) have frequently pointed to grammar as a locus of ideology in discourse. This ebook illustrates the position that grammars as versions of language (and snapshot) can play in revealing ideological homes of texts and discourse in social and political contexts.

The booklet takes the reader via 3 exact grammatical frameworks – sensible grammar, multimodal grammar and cognitive grammar. utilizing examples taken from various discourses when it comes to globalisation, together with discourses of immigration, battle, company perform and political protests, the e-book demonstrates the person software and the interconnectedness of those types inside of Cda. A key argument complicated is that the cognitive approaches inevitably inquisitive about making feel of language are established in visible adventure. This place bargains new methods of knowing the ideological results of grammatical offerings in texts and indicates a reassessment of the connection among linguistic and multimodal grammars in Cda.

The e-book will attract scholars and researchers attracted to Cda and the connection among discourse, cognition and social motion.

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