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Terms in this set (33)
Repetition of consonant sounds
A reference to common knowledge in popular culture, religion, history, politics, etc.
Repetition of vowel sounds
Implicit meanings of messages in texts
Dividing up parts of the world into particular visions, or ways of seeing and acting upon the world
A sentence or a part of a sentence that has a complete subject and a complete verb; clauses can be divided into three main types of elements: processes (verbs), participants (subjects, objects), and circumstances (adverbs)
Overuse term that no longer means what it did in its original usage
habitual and predictable combination of words and ideas, allowing co-concurrence patterns to be identified in a very large body of texts
A play on words in which one word or term has a second (and often either humorous or sexually provocative) meaning
A logic in which difference is disregarded and, as a result, equivalences emerge illogically
Assigning a worth or value to something based on explicit statements and value assumptions
An assumption that, once stated, is taken to be ("exist") without question
A particular and expected way of using discourse which includes adapting to conventions
A particular way of conceptualizing power in which power is instilled and reproduced according to a status quo rather than on its being earned
The presence of or borrowing of other texts into a new text
Widespread acknowledgement of explanations and justifications for how things are and how things are done
A tool which breaks the flow between communicator and receiver
Processes represented as being equal
Transforming another part of speech into a noun, which is helpful to exclude social agents in the representation of events
The object receiving the action of the verb is positioned in the sentence as the subject
Applying human qualities to an animal or inanimate object
The domain of social life which people express an innate and/ or instinctual expression of identity that may or may not be accessible to the public sphere
A view of contemporary cultural phenomena as virtually always serving promotional functions--- representing, advocating, and anticipating events in addition to seeming real function
Assumptions about what is or can be or will be the case
The domain of social life in which people express their identity in ways that connect to or act upon social and political concerns
A relationship between different social practices in which one is relocated in the context of another
The use of irony to express disgust or to convey contempt.
A comparison using the words "like" or "as"
Participants in social processes who may be included or excluded from social events
Assumptions based on the beliefs of the text's composer and which are suggested to be universal, good, and desirable
Economic or social benefits derived from financial gain or preferential treatment and cooperation between individuals in a group
Oral, written, body, and symbolic communication
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