Basic Concepts of Discourse Analysis by Alexander Täuschel

Basic Concepts of Discourse Analysis

byAlexander Täuschel

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Seminar paper from the year 2004 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 1,0, University of Frankfurt (Main) (Institut für England- und Amerikastudien), course: Introduction to Language and Language Learning, 9 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: This paper has been designed to provide an efficient overview of theoretical discourse analysis by discussing the following questions: - What is discourse analysis - defining the difference between the terms text and discourse and discourse analysis itself. As well as: What are the basic concepts and aspects of discourse analysis - taking a closer look at context, coherence, the importance of background knowledge and the differences between spoken and written language. And finally: What are the uses of discourse analysis - investigating on the problem of application and social relevance of discourse analysis.

Alexander Täuschel wurde 1972 in Darmstadt geboren und wuchs dort in einem der multikulturellen Studentenviertel auf. Er studierte Amerikanistik und Psychoanalyse an der Goethe Universität Frankfurt, von wo aus er auch erste Schriften veröffentlichte. Sein erstes Buch "Lebende Maschinen. Cyborgs, Roboter und deren Menschlichkeit in I,Robot" erschien 2008 im wissenschaftlichen VDM Verlag und erhielt außerdem eine Nominierung als "Beste Abschlussarbeit" der Frankfurter Universität.

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Title:Basic Concepts of Discourse AnalysisFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 26, 2009Publisher:GRIN VerlagLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3640253116

ISBN - 13:9783640253111

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