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Collaborating towards coherence [electronic resource] : lexical cohesion in English discourse / Sanna-Kaisa Tanskanen.

By: Tanskanen, Sanna-Kaisa.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Pragmatics & beyond: new ser., 146.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., c2006Description: 1 online resource (vii, 192 p.).ISBN: 9789027293640 (electronic bk.); 9027293643 (electronic bk.); 9789027253897; 9027253897.Subject(s): English language -- Discourse analysis | Cohesion (Linguistics) | Discourse analysis | Electronic books | Anglais (Langue) -- Analyse du discours | Coh�erence discursive | Analyse du discours | REFERENCE | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Vocabulary | Discourse analysis | Cohesie (taalkunde) | EngelsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Collaborating towards coherence.DDC classification: 401/.41 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Collaborating towards Coherence; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Cohesion, coherence, collaboration; Building the method of analysis; Spoken and written discourse; The spoken dialogue; The written dialogue; The written monologue; The spoken monologue; Lexical cohesion across spoken and written discourse; References; Name index; Subject index; Pragmatics & Beyond New Series.
Summary: This book approaches cohesion and coherence from a perspective of interaction and collaboration. After a detailed account of various models of cohesion and coherence, the book suggests that it is fruitful to regard cohesion as contributing to coherence, as a strategy used by communicators to help their fellow communicators create coherence from a text. Throughout the book, the context-sensitive and discourse-specific nature of cohesion is stressed: cohesive relations are created and interpreted in particular texts in particular contexts. By investigating the use of cohesion in four different t.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Collaborating towards Coherence; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Cohesion, coherence, collaboration; Building the method of analysis; Spoken and written discourse; The spoken dialogue; The written dialogue; The written monologue; The spoken monologue; Lexical cohesion across spoken and written discourse; References; Name index; Subject index; Pragmatics & Beyond New Series.

This book approaches cohesion and coherence from a perspective of interaction and collaboration. After a detailed account of various models of cohesion and coherence, the book suggests that it is fruitful to regard cohesion as contributing to coherence, as a strategy used by communicators to help their fellow communicators create coherence from a text. Throughout the book, the context-sensitive and discourse-specific nature of cohesion is stressed: cohesive relations are created and interpreted in particular texts in particular contexts. By investigating the use of cohesion in four different t.

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