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The University has printed and published continuously since IS No direct comparison is intended, since the two pieces of discourse were produced in strictly non-comparable circumstances for very different pur- poses. It is his knowledge of the world which constrains his local interpretation. In discussing texts we idealise away from this variability of the experiencing of the text and assume what Schutz has called ‘the reciprocity of perspective’, whereby we take it for discourse analysis gillian brown george yule that readers of a text or listeners to a text share the same experience Schutz, This time the child says: If you know, further, giklian is dkscourse talked about, Hymes’ category of topic, your expectations will be further constrained.

Look in discourse analysis gillian brown george yule telephone directory. This is clearly an approach which takes the communicative function of language as its primary area of investigation and consequently seeks to describe linguistic form, not as a static object, but as a dynamic means yulle expressing intended meaning.

For example, Wittgenstein In letters, prescriptions, shopping lists, school essays, the reader normally pushes through a once-for-all interpretation of a gforge which may never be read again.

Now the analyst may be in some doubt how to interpret and he calls her, since the man might reasonably beown into the house and call shout for his wife. The first two are printed, the third spraygunned on a wall. Thus titles, chapter headings, sub-divisions and sub-headings all indicate to the reader how the author intends his argument to be chunked. In text b the problem of interpretation arises because of not knowing the referents discourse analysis gillian brown george yule the expressions He, them, discourse analysis gillian brown george yule that occasion and them and anaylsis having a value to fix the time expression today.

Armed with these he can always override the effect of the words he speaks. While the formal approach has a long tradition, manifested in innumerable volumes of grammar, the functional approach is less well documented. Where the original discourse analysis gillian brown george yule exploits typographical variety, a text reproduced in one type-face may lack some of the quality of the original.

Few people can extract a great deal from a lecture which is read aloud with no visual support. In this textbook, first published inthe authors provide an extensive overview of the many and diverse approaches to the study of discourse, but base their own approach centrally on the discipline which, to varying degrees, is common to them all – linguistics.

Although these two views of ‘data’ differ substantially, they are not incompatible, unless they are taken in an extreme form.

Get into the box. If we rely on a notion of speaker, or pragmatic, presupposition, we can simply discourse analysis gillian brown george yule 2c as a presupposition of the speaker in vrown 2a. The same problem is raised by Fillmore We are grateful too, to many former students of the Department as well as to members of the School of Epistemics Seminar who have made us think.

The children of the Indians are saved, to be sold or given away as servants, or rather slaves for as long a time as the 46 discourse analysis gillian brown george yule. In the following example 5the speaker does not directly assert that one property being brave follows from another property being an English- anlaysisbut the form of expression used conventionally implicates that such a relation does hold.

He has to determine what constitutes the verbal event, and what form he will transcribe it in. Now I can’t see the picture.

Similarly, neutral printed versions may be produced of handwritten shopping lists, slogans spray-painted on to hoard- ings, and public notices embossed on metal plates. The relevance of his role as priest referred to by the expressions Priest, a dissident. These terms will be used to indicate relationships between discourse participants and elements in the discourse. The discourse analyst attempts to discover regularities yuke his data and to describe them.

Be brief avoid unnecessary prolixity. Sociolinguists are particularly concerned with the struc- ture of social interaction manifested in conversation, and their descriptions emphasise features of social context which are particu- larly amenable to sociological classification.

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While some linguists may disfourse on determining the formal properties of a language, the discourse analyst is comnutted to an inve stiga tio n of what jhatjanguage is used for. Suppose B is a man of seventy. You wish to think all the world respectable, and are hurt if I speak ill of any body.

Speakers and listeners do not seem to discourse analysis gillian brown george yule necessary.

You note that he resented them, where them is plural, and you may consider what plural entity may be both resented and worn or not worn. This is particularly discourse analysis gillian brown george yule in the handwritten attempts of very young children where the adult is obliged to discojrse each large painstakingly formed letter token to a particular type of letter, which he may then re-interpret in the light of the larger message.

The discoursr of the text, together with the informa- tion about place, may suggest to you, if you have previous experience of such texts, that this text derives from an interaction between street gangs. If you have difficulty in interpreting this fragment it is probably partly because you are not sure of the referents of the expression the two holes and anlysis finger stop.