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ERIC Number: EJ632716
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0889-4906
Using Computerized Corpus Analysis To Investigate the Textlinguistic Discourse Moves of a Genre.
Upton, Thomas A.; Connor, Ulla
English for Specific Purposes, v20 n4 p313-29 2001
Argues that corpus-based text analysis should be going beyond the analysis of lexicogrammatical features to investigate the specific genre features of text. A study of politeness strategies used by Finns, Americans, and Belgians in a learner corpus of letters of application found that Americans tended to be much more patterned--even formulaic--in their politeness strategies. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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