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Register Analysis of News Discourse



Year of publication 2001
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Odborný styl ve výuce cizích jazyků
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Linguistics
Keywords headlines; register; news discourse; ideational function; interpersonal function; textual function; war on terror; functional styles; cohesion
Description The article provides an analysis of news headlines and articles with respect of the three components of register - the ideational, interpersonal and textual functions. The approach is grounded in the context of functional styles in the tradition of the Prague School and functional and systemic linguistics of Michael Halliday. The article notes the interplay of the three functions and identifies several strategies used for strengthening the interpersonal function of media discourse.

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