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Title: Deutsche und französische Pressetexte zum Thema ‚Islam‘ [German and French Newspaper Articles on Islam]
Subtitle: Die Wirkungsmacht impliziter Argumentationsmuster
Written By: Daniela Wehrstein
Series Title: De Gruyter Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie 378

This analysis of German and French newspaper articles on Islam focuses not on what is stated directly, but instead on what is implied between the lines. While exposing implicit patterns of argumentation, the author explores the communicative strategies they elicit in the reader. Especially when considering a controversial and emotionally charged issue, it is worthwhile to look at underlying meaning in journalistic writing and at the ways in which it contributes to shaping a social discourse.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): French
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110302622
Pages: 360
Prices: Europe EURO 89.95

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110307757
Pages: 360
Prices: Europe EURO 89.95