Along with a changing society comes changes in communication. The age of television is segueing to the age of social media with the rise of platforms such as Twitter. No longer are the thoughts and ideas conveyed being guided, regulated or fact-checked by any overseeing organization or body, and nor is there any delay between […]

AOBAKWE RAMOSU AND MARANG DUBE| 6/5/2010| POST MODERNISM/COLONIALISM/ STRUCTURALISM| This paper is going to focus on the post modernism, post colonialism and post structural theory. It is going to asses each theory separately and tries to reveal similarities between these theories in terms of their explanatory purposes they serve. In assessing each theory it will […]

With the demolition of Pruitt Igoe in 1976, modernism could be properly laid to relaxation. Architectures best movement was useless, alongside with its heroes. With no time to commence once again, architecture was still left both to grasp onto the final important strands of modernism or to completely reject modernisms central tenants (even though actions […]

Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION Over the last three decades, politeness has become one of the central discussions in pragmatic and sociolinguistic researches. A large number of theoretical, empirical books and articles about linguistic politeness that have been published, shows that politeness has become one of the most active areas of research in language use. Although the […]

Media regulation is outlined as the direction or regulate of mass media by watchdogs and government via methods, principles and rules in purchase to protect the community curiosity (Feintuck & Varney, 2006). It is normally linked with print and broadcast news resources but the parameters of regulation have been continuously tested in the latest decades […]

A discourse group is a group of people today who share a set of discourses, comprehended as basic values and assumptions, and methods of communicating about all those targets. Linguist John Swales outlined discourse communities as “groups that have goals or needs, and use interaction to achieve these goals”. There are a really specific set […]

Foucault described discourse as the ways of constituting knowledge, attached to the social tactics, types of subjectivity as perfectly as the electricity relations that exist in the understanding and relations between them. They circulate the nature of the entire body, unconscious and acutely aware intellect as effectively as the psychological life of the subjects. Discourse […]