Language, Ideology and Point of View

Language, Ideology and Point of View

by Paul Simpson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415071062

ISBN-13: 9780415071062

Pub. Date: 06/25/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This systematic introduction to the concept of point of view in language explores the ways in which point of view is shaped by ideology. It focusses on the way in which people encode their beliefs and biases in a wide variety of media.

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This systematic introduction to the concept of point of view in language explores the ways in which point of view is shaped by ideology. It focusses on the way in which people encode their beliefs and biases in a wide variety of media.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415071062
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/25/1993
Series:
Interface Series
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile:
1360L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Series editor's introduction to the Interface series
Acknowledgements
1Introduction: analysing point of view in language1
1.2Stylistics and critical linguistics2
2Point of view in narrative fiction: preliminaries11
2.2Spatial and temporal point of view12
2.3Speech and thought presentation21
2.4Approaches to point of view on the psychological plane30
3Point of view in narrative fiction: a modal grammar46
3.2Modality in language47
3.3A modal grammar of point of view in narrative fiction55
3.4Transpositions and transitions76
4Encoding experience in language: the system of transitivity86
4.2The transitivity model88
4.3Stylistics and transitivity95
4.4Transitivity and critical linguistics104
4.5Problems of analysis and interpretation109
5Pragmatics and point of view119
5.2A pragmatic model of meaning122
5.3Implications and consequences133
5.4Analysing texts from a pragmatic perspective140
6Gender, ideology and point of view159
6.2Sexism in language or sexism through language?161
6.3Analysing gender bias in language167
7Afterword179
References183
Index189

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