What is discourse and why analyze it?


Conceptual map
Mind Map by DANIELA MENA GOMEZ, updated more than 1 year ago
Created by DANIELA MENA GOMEZ over 3 years ago

Resource summary

What is discourse and why analyze it?
  1. Is used by
    1. Linguists
      1. Psycholigst
        1. sociologists
        2. DISCOURSE
          1. Tendencies in twentieth-century linguistics
            1. Are divided in
              1. Formalism
                1. That's to say
                  1. interest in structure of language
                2. Functionalism
                  1. It means
                    1. interest in what language is used for
              2. Self-construction
                1. Some characteristics are
                  1. People tend to tell the researcher the things he wants to hear
                    1. happens in ordinary talk
                      1. matters are more complex when talking
                    2. It means
                      1. Language above the sentence
                      2. Is made by
                        1. making assumptions, basing on the knowledge we have about the world
                        2. Looks for
                          1. structure in units that are larger than one sentence
                          2. Must be
                            1. using language to mean something
                            2. Language users
                              1. have problems identifying sentences that are not texts
                                1. For example
                                  1. Later, an item about vasectomy and the results of the do it yourself competition
                                  2. Furthermore
                                    1. The speaker utterance has no structure
                                      1. DESIGNED BY: DANIELA MENA, ANA GARAY AND RICARDO PARRA
                                    2. interpret larger texts not only sentences
                                      1. For example
                                        1. The baby cried/ the mommy picked it up
                                        2. Can be
                                          1. A sequence of events- cause and effect- A and then B
                                    3. Requires
                                      1. Relevant terms
                                        1. They are
                                          1. Talk
                                            1. Is
                                              1. Spoken language
                                                1. Generic and inclusive
                                              2. Conversation
                                                1. Refres to
                                                  1. Spoken language rather than written language
                                                    1. However
                                                      1. People consider conversation is also done throgh chatting
                                                        1. Using
                                                          1. Facebook
                                                            1. Whatsapp
                                                              1. Chatrooms
                                                    2. Discourse
                                                      1. Is
                                                        1. Language used in any medium
                                                          1. A technical term
                                                  2. Some linguistcs
                                                    1. Want to know how turn talking works like
                                                      1. Take discourse as a source of evidence
                                                        1. Study how people talk is evidence of their lives
                                                        2. Telecom
                                                          1. Is
                                                            1. A british company created to improve nation's communication skills
                                                          2. People's understanding of the world
                                                            1. is
                                                              1. shaped by the way they used language according to what they have available
                                                            2. Takes into account
                                                              1. Texts
                                                                1. Can be
                                                                  1. A sentence or smaller than a sentence
                                                                    1. For example
                                                                      1. Word MEN written on the door of a public bathroom
                                                                        1. Used to
                                                                          1. Convey a meaning
                                                                            1. Includes
                                                                              1. Positive discourse
                                                                                1. For example
                                                                                  1. drugs use is a recreational activity
                                                                                2. Negative discourse
                                                                                  1. For example
                                                                                    1. drugs use is a crime
                                                                            1. Letter P for parcking lot
                                                                    2. Used for
                                                                      1. Investigating social voices of people
                                                                      2. Works with
                                                                        1. Data that is done in writting
                                                                        2. Language using
                                                                          1. is
                                                                            1. An intersubjective process
                                                                          2. Discourse analysis
                                                                            1. Is not
                                                                              1. Completely related with spoken discourse
                                                                            Show full summary Hide full summary


                                                                            Características y Perspectivas de la Web 3.0
                                                                            Paúl Baldeón
                                                                            CAMPOS SEMÁNTICOS con A-...
                                                                            Ulises Yo
                                                                            Hipónimos e hiperónimos
                                                                            hiart arnaiz
                                                                            Hipónimos e hiperónimos
                                                                            Maore Luengo
                                                                            Ejemplos de Redes Semánticas
                                                                            Angy Emma
                                                                            PALABRAS PARÓNIMAS Y HOMÓFONAS
                                                                            Edu Velásquez
                                                                            LAS PALABRAS Y SU SIGNIFICADO
                                                                            Raquel Molinero
                                                                            Los sufijos
                                                                            Martell Antonio
                                                                            Relaciones Semánticas
                                                                            tamara Carrasco Parra
                                                                            Repaso Lenguaje 1ra unidad
                                                                            Emily Rocio Muralles Alvarado