Discourse Reflexivity in Linear Unit Grammar

The case of IMDb message boards

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Discourse Reflexivity in Linear Unit Grammar: The case of IMDb message boards represents a significant landmark. Not only is it the first in-depth corpus-based study to be based on Linear Unit Grammar, it is also the first study to present a unified model of both Linear Unit Grammar and Linear Unit Discourse Analysis. To illustrate this model, the book focuses on the role of discourse reflexivity in the linear structure of online message board discourse from the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) webpage. It is shown that discourse reflexivity plays a central role in the linear structure and antagonism characteristic of this type of discourse. This book will particularly appeal to those who have an interest in carrying forward the innovations in the description of grammar, lexis and discourse proposed by John Sinclair in his lifetime as well as to those with a specific interest in discourse reflexivity and computer-mediated communication.
[Studies in Corpus Linguistics, 76]  2016.  xvi, 293 pp.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
xiii–xiv
List of symbols used in the system of analysis
xv–xvi
Chapter 1. Introduction
1–10
Chapter 2. A unified model of Linear Unit Grammar and Linear Unit Discourse Analysis
11–76
Chapter 3. Discourse reflexivity in elements in the IMDb corpus discourse
77–116
Chapter 4. Discourse reflexivity in subcategories of elements in the IMDb corpus discourse
117–156
Chapter 5. Linear units and discourse reflexivity in the IMDB corpus discourse
157–182
Chapter 6. Discourse reflexivity in suspensive retro inter-turn |M linear units
183–224
Chapter 7. Summary & future directions
225–236
References
237–246
Appendix
247–286
Author Index
287–288
Subject Index
289–294
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