Abstract or Introduction
This paper has been designed to provide an efficient overview of theoretical discourse analysis by discussing the following questions: – What is discourse analysis – defining the difference between the terms text and discourse and discourse analysis itself.
As well as: What are the basic concepts and aspects of discourse analysis – taking a closer look at context, coherence, the importance of background knowledge and the differences between spoken and written language. And finally: What are the uses of discourse analysis – investigating on the problem of application and social relevance of discourse analysis.
- Quote paper
- M.A. Alexander Täuschel (Author), 2004, Basic Concepts of Discourse Analysis, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/120981