publication . Article . 1993

Sentence connexion and global text structures: a case study of a political text, English leader article

Stein, Dieter; Mattei, Adriana;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 1993 Journal: Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses (issn: 0214-4808, eissn: 2171-861X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad de Alicante
Abstract
The paper first gives a brief overview of the history and theoretical status of discourse analysis, or "text linguistics." The main body of the paper consists of a detailed analysis of sentence connexion, i.e. the logical relationship between sentences and larger chunks of text, performed on a newspaper leader article. The results of this local analysis are then related to the global organisation of text structure with components such as macro- and super-structure by way of interpreting them in terms of the psycholinguistics of global text comprehension. The analysis is supplemented by considerations of functional sentence perspective, topic...
Subjects
free text keywords: Estructura textual, Funcionalismo, English literature, PE1-3729, Análisis del discurso, Lengua inglesa, Semántica, Conexión, English language, PR1-9680
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publication . Article . 1993

Sentence connexion and global text structures: a case study of a political text, English leader article

Stein, Dieter; Mattei, Adriana;