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Representing Discourse Coherence: A Corpus-Based Study

Florian Wolf, Edward Gibson
2005 Computational Linguistics  
Discourse structure here refers to informational relations that hold between sentences in a discourse. The set of discourse relations introduced here is based on Hobbs (1985) .  ...  We furthermore present evidence that trees are not a descriptively adequate data structure for representing discourse structure: In coherence structures of naturally occurring texts, we found many different  ...  Hobbs (1985) also includes an evaluation relation, as in example (12) (from Hobbs [1985] ), in which discourse segment 2 states an evaluation of what is stated in discourse segment 1.  ... 
doi:10.1162/0891201054223977 fatcat:afvz7pghoba7lhfqxl3p4ojiby

A CORPUS-BASED DISCOURSE STUDY OF IDENTITY CONSTRUCTION IN POLITICAL DISCOURSE

Shatha Naiyf Qaiwer
2019 International Journal of Language Academy  
This study provides a framework for the way stance and evaluation function to construct identity in political discourse.  ...  Based on the findings, the study presents a new model illustrating the intersection of stance and evaluation in constructing attitudinal identity and representing the role played by these two linguistic  ...  Corpus design The current study is based on a corpus of 69,272 words constituting speeches delivered from 12/02/2008 to 17/06/2013.  ... 
doi:10.18033/ijla.4118 fatcat:ifcqb27xkjbnxmtqvb7k7swxw4

A corpus-based approach to the Ukrainian political discourse study [chapter]

O. S. Taran
2021 COMMUNICATIVE-PRAGMATIC, NORMATIVE AND FUNCTIONAL PARAMETERS OF THE PROFESSIONAL DISCOURSE  
We can mention only a few researches in which corpus-based approached was applied, such as: Margaryta Dorofeyeva (2005) studied category of subject in Federal chancellors' political speech 6 , Dariia  ...  Corpus statistics The Keywords option allows to find as the most frequent tokens in compare with reference corpuse as rare or unusual words in our corpus which is focus corpus.  ...  The strategy of self-presentation of politicians is also realized in tactics of approaching to people via use of slang as a "source of linguistic realism" (expression by O. Taranenko).  ... 
doi:10.36059/978-966-397-232-9-15 fatcat:cjy755riqbhsnb4aiddpn5cmay

An approach to corpus-based discourse analysis: The move analysis as example

T. A. Upton, M. A. Cohen
2009 Discourse Studies  
This article presents a seven-step corpus-based approach to discourse analysis that starts with a detailed analysis of each individual text in a corpus that can then be generalized across all texts of  ...  a corpus, providing a description of typical patterns of discourse organization that hold for the entire corpus.  ...  For a corpus study of discourse structure, all texts in the corpus must be analyzed for their component discourse units.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1461445609341006 fatcat:px5nnk2hcja73ooj7exr2dvw6m

Twitter reactions to the UN's #HeForShe campaign for gender equality: A corpus-based discourse analysis

Rosie Harvey
2020 Journal of Corpora and Discourse Studies  
In this study, I take a corpus-assisted discourse studies approach.  ...  It is important that such methodological studies are undertaken in the future, if corpus linguists are to come to a consensus on best practice in the field; without such a consensus, it is doubtful that  ... 
doi:10.18573/jcads.12 fatcat:dwmovl4eh5cfpave56ozlg773m

Language use before and after Stonewall: A corpus-based study of gay men's pre-Stonewall narratives

Heiko Motschenbacher
2019 Discourse Studies  
This study presents a contrastive corpus linguistic analysis of language use before and after Stonewall.  ...  and gender binarism to a weakening of such dominant discourses.  ...  This study makes a contribution to the field of corpus-assisted (critical) discourse studies (see Baker, 2015; Taylor and Marchi, 2018) .  ... 
doi:10.1177/1461445619887541 fatcat:wwtbh3loanay3mgv7gsto6h264

A corpus-based study of stance-taking as seen from critical points in interpreted political discourse

Binhua Wang, Dezheng Feng
2017 Perspectives: Studies in Translatology  
The present study, based on a corpus of interpreted political discourse from China, explores how the stance of the Chinese government is interpreted from Chinese to English.  ...  Interpreted political discourse has remained under-explored in spite of the significant role played by interpreting in the re-contextualisation of political discourse across languages and cultures.  ...  corpus-based studies.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0907676x.2017.1395468 fatcat:xijw4ruxwfcg5pk7lipxifz53a

"In Other Words, …": A Corpus-based Study of Reformulation in Judicial Discourse

Davide Mazzi
2017 Hermes - Journal of Language and Communication Studies  
In the light of this, the aim of this paper is to carry out a corpus-based analysis of the open-ended category of reformulation markers as outstanding discursive items of judicial discourse in two comparable  ...  By combining a qualitative with a quantitative analysis, the study shows that reformulation markers tend to activate a variety of discursive configurations across the two courts.  ...  In the light of this, this paper is aimed at carrying out a corpus-based analysis of the open-ended category of reformulation markers in two comparable corpora of judgments issued by two different courts  ... 
doi:10.7146/hjlcb.v24i46.97361 fatcat:6t7p5glwyneslciiiqo5j2swxm

A Corpus-based Study on Evaluation Adjectives in Academic English

Reyhan Ağçam, Mahmut Özkan
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The study offers a couple of possible reasons for this particular consequence and a few instructional suggestions for academic writing in a second language.  ...  Throughout the study, a total number of fifty-one evaluation adjectives were examined across three sets of corpora including dissertations written by native speaking academic authors of English (NAEs),  ...  They compared written academic corpus of Hyland (2002) and MICASE (Michigan Corpus of Academic Spoken English) and reported that evaluative adjectives were found much more frequently in academic speech  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.07.480 fatcat:x5bbcmmrbffztg67tryjjliyue

Critical Discourse Analysis of Attributive Words Used with the word Muslim: A Corpus Based Study

Asma Iqbal, Malik Haqnawaz Danish, Farah Iqbal
2014 International Journal of Linguistics  
Language is a discourse so the study of attributive words from the time magazines corpus is a type of media discourse.  ...  In time magazine 1990's corpus, it has been proved that how diplomatically they present the Muslim and emerge a hidden negative discourse in the society about Muslims.  ...  They establish a negative discourse in a society by using negative attributes in their print media.  ... 
doi:10.5296/ijl.v6i4.6077 fatcat:wti2o2mwyjbo7egtuqzdyhr5d4

A Critical Discourse Analysis of Transitivity Variation between Genders in Selected Public Political Speeches: A corpus-based Study

داليا کمال عبد الحميد حسن
2021 بحوث  
This research is a corpus based critical discourse analysis of selected political speeches by Hillary Clinton, Michael Obama, Halimah Yaccoub, Donald Trump and others.  ...  The aim of the study is to analyze the difference between male and females' political discourses to prove the language variation existence between genders in standard public political speech.  ...  First is the gender variation in related studies, then transitivity in related studies ending by corpus based related studies.  ... 
doi:10.21608/buhuth.2021.56896.1033 fatcat:3xz3rpj4srd53neaebynorv5ni

A Corpus-based Contrastive Study of Online News Reports on Economic Crisis ― A Critical Discourse Analysis Perspective

Haiyan Wang
2015 Journal of Language Teaching and Research  
This paper qualitatively and quantitatively analyzes the English coverage of economic crisis in China Daily and The New York Times from the perspective of critical discourse analysis based on corpus linguistics  ...  Index Terms-critical discourse analysis, coverage of economic crisis, contrastive study  ...  This research adopts the corpus-based approach. Two mini-corpora are involved: China Daily corpus (CDC) and The New York Times corpus (NTC).  ... 
doi:10.17507/jltr.0603.20 fatcat:pidoipvozfbzper2sj7u5rpv6y

A Comprehensive Corpus-based Study of the Use of Evaluative Adjectives in Promotional Hotel Websites

Nuria Edo Marzá
2017 ODISEA Revista de estudios ingleses  
This corpus-based study of evaluative adjectives was therefore grounded on the analysis of their syntactic behaviour, their recurrent collocational patterns and on drawing up of a proposed classication  ...  At the same time, it will also provide a clearer understanding of the way they are portrayed in the genre (hotel websites) and in the type of discourse being analysed (promotional).Keywords: evaluative  ...  A comprehensive corpus-based study of the use...  ... 
doi:10.25115/odisea.v0i12.222 fatcat:k7mlxhwgdncpxklpbrucafvkkm

Speaker-Audience Interaction in Spoken Political Discourse : A Contrastive Parallel Corpus-Based Study of English-Persian Translation of Metadiscourse Features in TED Talks

Mehrdad Vasheghani Farahani, Reza Kazemian
2021 Corpus pragmatics: International Journal of Corpus Linguistics and Pragmatics  
Taking this into account, the objective of this contrastive parallel corpus-based study was to explore the way metadiscourse features were used and distributed in the English discourse and their translation  ...  The results of this research can be found useful for researchers in contrastive analysis, translation studies, and corpus-based translation studies.  ...  In addition, this research was based on a corpus of political discourse as a distinct genre.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s41701-021-00099-z fatcat:56kehasz75f7tmnylgoai3o2du

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2020): "Language use before and after Stonewall: A corpus-based study of gay men's pre-Stonewall narratives." Discourse Studies 22.1: 64–86

Heiko Motschenbacher
2020 Zenodo  
Keywords collocation analysis, concordance analysis, corpus-assisted discourse studies, corpus linguistics, critical discourse studies, desire-identity shift, gay men, history, keyword analysis, language  ...  This study presents a contrastive corpus linguistic analysis of language use before and after Stonewall.  ...  This study makes a contribution to the field of corpus-assisted (critical) discourse studies (see Baker 2015 , Taylor & Marchi 2018 .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3625670 fatcat:ws3x2dqqofdxfpqda2hgfijhgq
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