is introduced so students are able to discuss the design features and meanings of visual text.
If the language under discussion (the object language) is L, then the definition should be given in another language known as the metalanguage
, call it M.
or dig deeper and investigate the scientific metalanguage
There is another objection, based on the same type of example, that is not susceptible to Sagi's criticism: accepting the examples as logical terms would have the fatal consequence that any contingent metalanguage
sentence is entailed by the truth of some logically true object-language sentence.
'The teaching and learning cycle supports students through use of a shared metalanguage
towards control of a particular genre or knowledge goal.
Exploring the risk of failure that she sees at the heart of 20th-century writing, Grossman discusses the issue in chapters entitled out of oneself; the voices of Jacques Derrida; Emmanuel Levinas' seed of folly; "There is no such thing as metalanguage
:" Lacan and Beckett; what an archive is: Beckett and Foucault; at the limit: a reading of Samuel Beckett's That Time; Blanchot hero; and Blanchot's anagrams: a reading of Thomas the Obscure.
More recent research has highlighted the importance of developing a metalanguage
that students may use to more explicitly discuss how images are constructed, as well as understanding how multiple modes of meaning, including the written, spoken and visual, work in unison (Callow, 2008; Pantaleo, 2015b; Unsworth, 2006).
This implies that a metareligion is a comprehensive metalanguage
of religious languages.
In Chapter 5, Ricci continues to portray, fully and systematically, the role of the "micronarratives" contained in all artifacts, while revealing the extensive role of the "non-discrete metalanguage
of distinctive sociocultural features." (205).
CADY NOLAND, "TOWARDS A METALANGUAGE
OF EVIL" (1989) First published in the journal BALCON, this text explores with chilling clarity the strategies of the psychopath (or the "entrepreneurial male"), the logic of capitalism, and the brutality of the media.
We have previously written extensively about the need to teach students a metalanguage
that enables them to engage in critical literacy practices with multimodal texts, that is, to engage in visual literacy (Anstey & Bull, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2012; Bull & Anstey, 2010a, 2010b, 2013; Department of Education, WA, 2013).
, as defined by Ellis and Shintani (2014: 341) is "the terminology available for analyzing or describing a language.