Paris Anthology Overviews

Stories are Waiting In Paris

  • Genre - Eurostar advert
  • Audience - Tourists (particularly British?)
  • Mode - Spoken with written
  • Purpose - Persuade to visit Paris
  • Builds up a narrative structure, using both modes. Scripted speech including linguistic features such as parrallism to given open ended options.
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Mile by Mile London to Paris

  • Genre - Extract from a book
  • Audience - Historians
  • Mode - written uses maps & photos
  • Purpose - inform about the history
  • Uses positive adjectives and jargon to narrate the history of the Gare du Nord. Supported by photos and maps to appeal and futher explain to the reader.
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Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe

  • Genre - extract from a memoir/travel log
  • Audience - people with an intrest of travelling
  • Mode - written low frequency informality
  • Purpose - share experiences of travelling
  • Draws personal references to his best friend and uses change of time, event and place to cover a wide range of opinions
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The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian

  • Genre - extract from memoir
  • Audience - readers of the memoir, love Paris?
  • Mode - written in a literary nature
  • Purpose - to share experience and opinions of Paris
  • Uses irregular structure to portray opinions, making specific lexical choices to present Paris and pedestrians in contrasting ways.
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Paris City Guide

  • Genre - guide on Lonely Planet
  • Audience - tourists
  • Mode - spoken with written aspects
  • Purpose - informing about Paris
  • Speaks of Paris in a positive manner using scripted speech to focus on portaying pragmatical stereotypes.
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Personal Narrative: Anna

  • Genre - monologue
  • Audience - wanting to know about Paris?
  • Mode - spoken
  • Purpose - sharing experience
  • Speech features like fillers and the use of a hedge show the confidence or lack of in Paris v England.
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Personal Narrative: Zara

  • Genre - monologue
  • Audience - wanting to know about Paris?
  • Mode - spoken
  • Purpose - share and compare
  • Informal relatable tone and creates a semantic field exploring the stereotypes of Paris.
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Breathless: An American Girl in Paris

  • Genre - Account of time in Paris
  • Audience - Young adults to mid 30s
  • Mode - written in a literary nature
  • Purpose - share rebellious experience
  • Reference in metatextual title, taking an informal and colloquial tone to share her story.
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Around the World in 80 Dates

  • Genre - account of her looking for love
  • Audience - mid 30s
  • Mode - written
  • Purpose - explore places and personal experiences
  • A range of positive imagery built up by the use of similies, the rule of three and descriptive grammer.
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What do you wish someone had told told you

  • Genre - online forum
  • Audience - tourists
  • Mode - written informal tone
  • Purpose - guide/advise/inform
  • Uses a varying structure, repetition and neologism to suit the tone and make an effective online post.
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Visiting Paris

  • Genre - audio recording
  • Audience - wants to know experiences in Paris
  • Mode - spoken discourse
  • Purpose - share memories
  • Portrays maxim's, back channels and cooperative principles making their conversation flow.
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Rick Steves' Walking tour of the Louvre Museum

  • Genre - audio tour guide
  • Audience - visiters of the Louvre
  • Mode - spoken
  • Purpose - guide/instruct
  • Uses a friendly, accessible tone along with jargon to give a smooth portrayal of the history whilst also directing tourists through the museum.
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French Milk

  • Genre - Graphic novel
  • Audience - young adults
  • Mode - written using graphological features
  • Purpose - entertain
  • Creates an informal, chatty semantic field using humour to support the animated graphology to appeal to the audience.
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Understanding Chic

  • Genre - narrative extract
  • Audience - adults, mainly women who like fashion
  • Mode - written
  • Purpose - entertain and inform
  • Takes on a witty yet opinionated tone using Paris a noun to depict her views.
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Memories of places in Paris

  • Genre - monlogues
  • Audience - young adults
  • Mode - spoken
  • Purpose - recount of memories
  • Uses specific lexical choices which contrast negativity and positivity.
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Encore Une Fois

  • Genre - online article
  • Audience - tourists, parents
  • Mode - written informal
  • Purpose - share experience / inform
  • Non standard english with creating a positive semantic field.
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18 Months Later...

  • Genre - online article
  • Audience - Americans
  • Mode - written
  • Purpose - inform/entertain
  • Opinionated tone using contrasting lexical choices.
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Ten things my kids will say they miss about Paris

  • Genre - online article
  • Audience - parents
  • Mode - written informal
  • Purpose - share experience
  • Asyndetic list alongside embedded images to engage audience.
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Travelling to Paris with a grandchild

  • Genre - online forum
  • Audience - elderly
  • Mode - written
  • Purpose - share experience / advise
  • Online jargon and informality used to keep a flowing online conversation.
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Paris for children, the rough guide to Paris

  • Genre - guidebook
  • Audience - parents
  • Mode - written
  • Purpose - inform and guide
  • Graphological features setting out different sections to make information accessible.
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NOT-FOR-PARENTS: PARIS

  • Genre - guidebook
  • Audience - kids
  • Mode - written using graphological features
  • Purpose - inform / entertain
  • Uses historical content alongside colourful, animated text to inform and entertain.
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On Paris

  • Genre - literary extract
  • Audience - adults
  • Mode - written
  • Purpose - inform / share experiences
  • Varying structure and specific lexical choices to present opinion on Paris.
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Foreign Correspondent: Paris in the Sixties

  • Genre - extract
  • Audience - adults, like travelling
  • Mode - written
  • Purpose - inform
  • Narrative structure using deixis and formality.
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Paris Riots 1968

  • Genre - news report
  • Audience - British public
  • Mode - spoken
  • Purpose - inform
  • Uses a dramatic tone filled with facts.
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Seven Ages of Paris

  • Genre - extract
  • Audience - adults / historians
  • Mode - written
  • Purpose - inform
  • Uses a formal literary tone.
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Letters from France 1790 - 1796

  • Genre - letters
  • Audience - adults / historians
  • Mode - written
  • Purpose - communicative
  • Uses a narrative structure to present experiences.
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Paris; Fine French Food

  • Genre - video travel guide
  • Audience - tourists / enjoy travelling
  • Mode - spoken
  • Purpose - inform
  • Semantic field showing the love towards food in Paris.
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The Sweet Life in Paris

  • Genre - extract
  • Audience - adults
  • Mode - written
  • Purpose - inform
  • Informal yet informative using engaging choice of phrases.
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Eating in Paris

  • Genre - conversation
  • Audience - young adults
  • Mode - spoken
  • Purpose - share experience
  • Use of maxims and hedges.
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