Discourse Analysis: Understanding the Structure of Meaning in Texts
— LING 407 (3)
Analysis of structures and meaning beyond the sentence to how information is organized in texts. Consideration of text genres and the study of concepts such as topic, focus, foregrounding, new and old information, etc. Exploration of techniques of narrative text discourse analysis in various languages of the world. Prerequisite: 12 credit hours in LING, including LING 304, 471.
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