Language and Power essay plan

A plan as to how to approach a Language and Power essay

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Language and Power essay plan
Contextualise:
State what the text is (i.e. transcript, advert etc.)
Who should have power, who do we expect to have power?
What type of power should they have? Wareing
Personal
Social
Political
Influential
Instrumental
Is it an Unequal Encounter Fairclough
How is this demonstrated in the text??
Linguistic methods
Lexis
Grammar
Pragmatics
Semantics
Power techniques
Nomination by name (if in classroom situation)
Influential and instrumental power
THEORY THROUGHOUT!!

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Paul Dutton

A brief but useful essay plan which takes the student through stage by stage.

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