ENG352 : DISCOURSE ANALYSIS (2017_2)

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA,

PLOT 91, CADASTRAL ZONE, JABI, ABUJA

FACULTY OF ARTS

DEPARTMENT OF LANGUAGES

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2018 EXAMINATION

 

COURSE CODE: ENG352

COURSE TITLE: DISCOURSE ANALYSIS

TIME ALLOWED: 3 HOURS

INSTRUCTION:Answer Any 3 Questions

 

 

1.            What is Discourse Analysis and what distinguishes its study from Formal Linguistics?

2.            “Discourse Analysis is a needless discipline, its uses and application is doubtful”. React to this assertion.

3.            Critically appraise the role of context in Discourse Analysis.

4.            Discourse is not neutral, rather, everything we say is ideologically loaded. To what extent is this assertion justifiable in the light of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA)?

5.            What are the methodological, ethical and practical issues to be taken into consideration in conducting research in Discourse Analysis?

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