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  • Created on: 14-06-15 12:53

1. What did Fairclough's theory of informalisation say?

  • A modern text is more likely to resemble conversation and have a personal register than an older text.
  • People in modern day are less formal
  • People shouldn't use formal language anymore
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2. What is back formulation?

  • agreeing to everything someone says
  • removing an affix
  • adding a suffix

3. What is the framework Orthography concerned with?

  • Semantics
  • Spelling
  • Phonological sounds

4. What is the opposite of pejoration?

  • ellipsis
  • Amelioration
  • Nejoration

5. What is blending?

  • combining two words to create a new word
  • creating a new word from part of an old one

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