Fully revised and updated throughout, the new edition of
Discourse Analysis is a user-friendly textbook for students taking their first course in linguistic approaches to discourse.
Second edition of a popular introductory textbook, combining breadth of coverage, practical examples, and student-friendly features
Includes new sections on metaphor, framing, stance and style, multimodal discourse, and Gricean pragmatics
Considers a variety of approaches to the subject, including critical discourse analysis, conversation analysis, interactional and variationist sociolinguistics, ethnography, corpus linguistics, and other qualitative and quantitative methods
Features detailed descriptions of the results of discourse analysts work
Retains and expands the useful student features, including discussion questions, exercises, and ideas for small research projects.