Ideological Basis of the Discourse of War - in the case of US-Iraq: Critical Linguistics and Representation of War

Ideological Basis of the Discourse of War - in the case of US-Iraq: Critical Linguistics and Representation of War


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von Nasser Oroujlou

Beschreibung

Newspapers and media are very important and effective in modern world. This book provides straightforward and critical analysis of the news structures of US-Iraq war in Al Jazeera and CNN networks and reveals pre-textual mental strategies underlying news discourse. These strategies are more or less international plan of practices adopted to achieve a particular social, political, psychological, or linguistic aims. The book aims to discover and bear witness to unequal relations of power which underlie ways of talking in a society and it aims in particular, to reveal the role of Critical Linguistics in reproducing or challenging socio-political dominance. The linguistic tools under the rubric of Critical Linguistics disclose the fact that journalists and politicians through shrewd manipulating of the lexis and changing grammatical role of the words magnify the matters according to their own interests. Using a wealth of case study, this informative new source offers a unique and outstanding perspective for journalism and is stimulating for educators and teachers dealing with teaching of foreign language...


Tags: Medien, Kommunikation


Taschenbuch - 9783845408866
Verlag: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Ersterscheinung: April 2012
ISBN-13: 9783845408866
Größe: 220 mm x 150 mm x 7 mm
Gewicht: 189 Gramm
116 Seiten
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