English Language - Power (2)

My second set of notes for my re-sit on Language and Power for the unit ENGB1.

  • Created by: Ash
  • Created on: 29-12-12 16:01
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  • Language and Power (2)
    • Spoken Discourse
      • Power Asymmetry: the power 1 speaker has over another
      • LPP: Speakers with less power in a given context , they are subjected to constraints set by the PP.
    • Classroom (Sinclair/ Coulthard)
      • Initiation Response Feedback
    • Advertising
      • Members' Resources: Creating image of text using shared knowledge or by knowledge of a reader
      • Building Consumer: Positioning the receiver as ideal reader therefore correct consumer of product.


Paul Dutton


A useful and informative mind map showing the links between language and power.

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