A Corpus-Based Contrastive Critical Genre Analysis of Universities' Introductory Discourses

YU Weiwei
2018 Journalism and Mass Communication  
Educational discourses, or to be more specific, universities' introductory discourses have not been studied from the contrastive perspective using critical genre analysis theories. This study uses Fairclough's framework of discourse analysis to take a corpus-based contrastive study between the Chinese and global universities' introductory discourses from three aspects. Firstly, the textual dimension will be explored using the corpus-based approach. Secondly, it studies from the discursive
more » ... he discursive dimension from intertextuality and interdiscursivity. Finally, the social cultural perspective study will be given about the corresponding social cultural interpretation on the differences between Chinese and global universities' introduction discourses.
doi:10.17265/2160-6579/2018.05.005 fatcat:zfezsei6orh3jouwr2kobxztom