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DISCOURSE
(AO2-FRAMEWORKS)

DISCOURSE STRUCTURE
This explains how texts are put in together.

Discourse structure Key features Examples
List/instructions Logical progression through stages, use Recipes, instructions and guides.
of imperative verbs to instruct, guide.
Problem-solution Identifies a problem. Product advertisements.
Analysis Breaks down key ideas. Articles and newspaper editorials.
Evaluates and…

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Evaluation (EV), additions to the basic story, to highlight attitudes or to command and the listener's attention at
important moments.
Coda (C), a sign that the narration is complete. This might include a return to the initial time frame before the
narrative.


THE ANALYSIS OF CONVERSATIONS
This usually occurs with…

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