Essays about: "Discourse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1596 essays containing the word Discourse.

  1. 1. Conflict Discourse in Television Series – The Functions and Uses of Silence in Relation to Social Class

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Linnea Elin Andersson; [2020-04-30]
    Keywords : engelska; silence; television; conflict management strategies; conflict; conversation; turn-taking; communication; avoidance; confrontation; conversation analysis; qualitative research;

    Abstract : This study paper investigates the correlation between social class and the use of silence in conflict discourse, by comparing the interactional style and turn-taking behaviour in two television series representing the upper and lower class. To this end, the study analyses conflict conversations inThe Crown (UK) andShameless (US) to show how in both scripts writers use specific linguistic elements to represent how these social classes are depicted in media. READ MORE

  2. 2. VIDEOS OF WORSHIP. A multimodal critical discourse analysis of Xi Jinping’s ideology and its recontextualisation in propagandistic music videos

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Karl Stäringe; [2020-04-03]
    Keywords : SIK; kinesiska; cult of personality; Xi Jinping; visual grammar; recontextualisation; multimodal critical discourse studies;

    Abstract : År 2012 och 2013 tog Xi Jinping över ledarrollerna för Kinas Kommunistparti, den CentralaMilitärkommissionen och Folkrepubliken Kina. Detta maktskifte påbörjade en centraliseringav den makt som sedan Deng Xiaopings tid hade delats av det översta ledarskiktet. READ MORE

  3. 3. The ungraded life is not worth living? Criteria compliance in the philosophy classroom

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

    Author : Riitta Itäkylä; [2020-02-27]
    Keywords : criteria compliance; market discourse; formative assessment; knowledge requirements; philosophy syllabus; philosophy teaching;

    Abstract : Following the educational reforms of the 1990s and the focus on measurable results and achievement documentation, teachers and learners in Sweden have increasingly come to embrace an instrumentalist view on knowledge at the cost of lifelong learning. As market discourse and economic interests have gained ground in the educational realm, the democratic and humanist dimensions of learning and knowledge have diminished in size, in discourse as well as empirical practice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Texts and Paratexts in a Colonial Context. Krupabai Satthianadhan's English Novels 'Saguna' and 'Kamala'

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Karin Edgardh; [2020-01-15]
    Keywords : India; Krupabai Satthianadhan; Saguna; Kamala; Gérard Genette; Autobiography; Conversion; Colonial literature;

    Abstract : The anglophone Indian author Krupabai Satthianadhan (1862-1894) was a second-generation Christian convert and a member of the Christian Tamil family in colonial Madras. Knowledge of English was still a high-caste male privilege when Satthianadhan published reformist articles on female education. Her two novels, the autobiographical Saguna. READ MORE

  5. 5. Are climate budgets the new green? A critical study of environmental discourses in Oslo's climate budget

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anne-Sofie Sejer Sejer Petersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Oslo; climate budget; environmental discourses; degrowth; consumption-based emissions; city GHG mitigation; environmental science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the city scale continues to be of high priority. Oslo pioneered a cross-sectoral steering method ‘the climate budget’, effectively branding themselves as ’green leaders’. READ MORE