Note that this particular corner of the site is constantly being revised. End of this round of works: January 10, 2002. Delays possible. What is meant by discourse analysis One starting point is the following quotation from M. Stubbs' textbook (Stubbs 1983:1), in which discourse analysis is defined as (1) concerned with language use beyond the boundaries of a sentence/utterance, (2) concerned ...
In order to function well, a language must be such that it allows a well behaved conversation, but many possess features incompatible with this principle.
A Wittgensteinian Approach to Discourse Analysis. An essay in discourse analysis by Steve Hoenisch. Criticism.Com contains other essays in discourse analysis and linguistics as well as in Wittgenstein, philosophy, Freud, Barthes, Dostoyevsky, Saussure, social science, Weber, Bakhtin, and psychoanalysis. Site includes a bookstore.
Interpretation and Indeterminancy in Discourse Analysis, an essay in linguistics by Steve Hoenisch. Criticism.Com contains other essays in discourse analysis and linguistics as well as in social science, philosophy, Wittgenstein, Weber, Bakhtin, Freud, Barthes, Dostoyevsky, and psychoanalysis. Site includes a bookstore.
Kent Bach, Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry SPEECH ACTS Making a statement may be the paradigmatic use of language, but there are all sorts of other things we can do with words. We can make requests, ask questions, give orders, make promises, give thanks, offer apologies, and so on. Moreover, almost any speech act is really the performance of several acts at once, distinguished by ...
Grice's Implicature and Literary Interpretation: Background and Preface Twentieth Annual Meeting Midwest Modern Language Association Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2-4 November 1978 Note: What follows is an old conference paper, photocopies of which originally circulated in 1978. I post it here in case it may still serve as an introduction to Grice. A vast literature has complicated the theory of ...
Anthropoetics II, no. 2 (January 1997) Performative-Constative Revisited: The Genetics of Austin's Theory of Speech Acts Richard van Oort Department of English and Comparative Literature University of California at Irvine Irvine, CA 92697 firstname.lastname@example.org It may seem unlikely that so paradoxical and apparently unmaintainable a thesis as J.L. Austin's elementary distinction between performative ...
Discourse: Patterns of Complex Adaptation Complexity, Society, and Liberty Copyright 1996. Chaos Limited. All rights reserved. Glenda H. Eoyang Chaos Limited 50 East Golden Lake Road Circle Pines, MN 55014 email@example.com Brenda Fiala Stewart University of Minnesota 5244 Beaver Street White Bear Lake, MN 55110-6539 firstname.lastname@example.org Abstract This paper attempts to contribute to an ...
Sarah Hickman Social Significance Of Patterns Of Questioning In Classroom Discourse Since the time of Socrates, the pursuit of knowledge has been characterized by the skillful use of language and patterns of questioning to examine understanding and discover truth. Some twenty-four centuries later, language remains the primary medium and discourse the primary method of teaching and learning.