Terms in this set (40)
Love for one's country
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
a feeling of belonging to a group that shares the same culture, or way of life
the practice of judging a culture by its own standards
A generalized belief about a group of people
a person who is seen as being of sexual interest only
Language used by the media and public institution (eg: news, politics, law, the web
Language we use when we speak to each other
Motivating or influencing people to think or act in a certain way. E.g. advertising, politics, media, culture
Coercing (forcing) people to think or act in a certain way. E.g. Laws, education, business workplaces, rules
Place in a hierarchy, instrumental power, backed by law.
Physical capabilities and actions, violence, skill, money, services
Knowledge and ideas
access to information and understanding ability to influence people with it
Individual personality, nuturing and caring
A particular preference or point of view that is personal, rather than scientific.
The imbalance in a story that covers one candidate or policy favorably without providing similar coverage of the other side.
A derogatory or unpleasant term used instead of a pleasant or neutral one
An indirect, less offensive way of saying something that is considered unpleasant eg: When someone passed away
an adjective or descriptive phrase expressing a quality characteristic of the person or thing mentioned.
is an emotionally appealing phrase so closely associated with highly valued concepts and beliefs that it carries conviction without supporting information or reason
A common, often used expression that doesn't make sense if you take it literally.
Deliberate use of language by a writer to instill a feeling or visual.
a short scene or story
arranged in a sequence; serial
arranged in order of time
Context of reception
the situations in which a text is read and those factors that might influence a reader's interpretation
Context of production
The situation in which a text is produced and those factors that might influence its writing.
Language that is certain, firm and definite. Eg: Must
Language that is not forceful and offers alternative solutions. Eg: might
vocabulary distinctive to a particular group of people
special words or phrases used by a specific group of people
A word, phrase, or sentence opposes the original proposition
omission of conjunctions between coordinate phrases, clauses, or words
an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.
Placement of two things closely together to emphasize comparisons or contrasts
A comparison without using like or as
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses
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