Discourse, Grammar and Ideology: Functional and Cognitive by Christopher Hart

By Christopher Hart

Researchers in serious discourse research (CDA) have usually pointed to grammar as a locus of ideology in discourse. This e-book illustrates the position that grammars as versions of language (and picture) can play in revealing ideological homes of texts and discourse in social and political contexts.

The e-book takes the reader via 3 specific grammatical frameworks – sensible grammar, multimodal grammar and cognitive grammar. utilizing examples taken from quite a number discourses with regards to globalisation, together with discourses of immigration, conflict, company perform and political protests, the ebook demonstrates the person application and the interconnectedness of those types inside of CDA. A key argument complex is that the cognitive techniques inevitably considering making feel of language are established in visible event. This place bargains new methods of realizing the ideological results of grammatical offerings in texts and indicates a reassessment of the connection among linguistic and multimodal grammars in CDA.

The e-book will entice scholars and researchers drawn to CDA and the connection among discourse, cognition and social action.

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