Discourse of Text Messaging: Analysis of SMS Communication (Bloomsbury Discourse)

Discourse of Text Messaging: Analysis of SMS Communication (Bloomsbury Discourse)

Caroline Tagg


Understanding the discourse of textual content messaging hasprofound implications for society. SMS textual content messaging has impacted considerablyon how we converse with others. adverse, occasionally alarmist media coveragecontinues to gasoline debate surrounding its 'damaging' results on language and literacy,yet those portrayals are usually in response to severe or fictionalised debts oftext messaging. what sort of language do humans fairly use once they text?

Drawing on a number educational resources from variousfields, this e-book describes the language utilized in a corpus of over 11,000 textmessages, as but the most important assortment within the united kingdom. particularly, the publication showshow the discourse of textual content messaging is formed via clients' frequently creativeresponses to the services and constraints of the medium.

This is an important booklet for top levelundergraduates and postgraduates learning discourse research, in addition aseducators desirous to comprehend this crucial new kind of discourse.

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