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Title: The Practice of Critical Discourse
Subtitle: An Introduction
Written By: Meriel Bloor
Thomas Bloor
URL: http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Title/9780340912379/The_Practice_of_Critical_Discourse_Analysis_an_
Description:

The book introduces the aims, theories and practices of critical discourse
analysis (CDA). It provides an introduction to the different types of
language analysis that are employed in CDA, such as frequency analysis,
conversation, transitivity, reference and figurative language and equips
readers with the skills to apply them in different contexts to various
types of texts - from political speeches, marketing pieces and litrary
works, to advertising, multimedia persuasive texts and more.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Hodder Education
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): None
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780340912379
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99