His current research revolves around virtual communication and digital genres, specially focusing on the rhetorical, intercultural, and discoursal
features in the personal and academic sphere.
Swales defines a move as a "discoursal
or rhetorical unit that performs a coherent communicative function in a written or spoken discourse" (2004: 228-229).
Writing and Identity: The Discoursal
Construction of Identity in Academic Writing.
mediators in the epistemological and discoursal
Through the use of discoursal
and rhetorical elements which function to enhance the perceived value of one's research (Bhatia, 2005), writers promote their research to others.
In example 2 writers, with the help of IGM, has put the CPEC positive image at the onset of sentence because IGMs are basically more discoursal
in nature than a simple sentential process and they help the writer to directs the interpretation of rest of the information by intentionally putting the desired structure in the first place in a sentence (Downing and Lock, 2006).
The context of social media and network cultures also makes it problematic to talk of the "original" context of a narrative, or the intentions of its teller, as portability, customisation and collaboration are so intrinsic a part of the discoursal
Academic writers experience three components of writing identity: autobiographical, discoursal
, and authoritative (Bird, 2013).
Richards (1990) distinguished two main types of spoken discoursal
products: interactional and transactional, both of which are encompassed within "spoken interaction" by The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR, 2001).
In the words of Doloughan, not only is "the legitimacy of fixed notions"questioned but a text which "travels across discoursal
and generic boundaries" (Doloughan 143) is produced to complete the infinitesimal act of journeying.
One problem is that Blum-Kulka's 'explicitation' is drawn from discoursal
patterns of cohesion and coherence.
The current research explores the concept of genre of women related crime news reports and starts investigating this genre with the analysis on lexico-syntactical level and ends up by presenting the discoursal
features of the crime news reports.