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The language of fictional television

Monika Bednarek

The language of fictional television

drama and identity

by Monika Bednarek

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Published by Continuum International Pub. Group in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Television broadcasting -- Language,
  • Television serials -- United States,
  • Television serials -- Great Britain,
  • Mass media and language,
  • English language -- Usage

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMonika Bednarek.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1992.8.L35 B43 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23954246M
    ISBN 109781441155856
    LC Control Number2009048036

    Using invented language in your novel. By Roberta Osborn. I learned a few things about using invented language while writing my first science fiction novel, Chaos and Reunion. What follows is the distillation of my experience. For yourself: Keep a list of invented words. It is easy to forget how you spelled something you made up. Television dialogue – the language of fictional television series – is encountered by millions of viewers world-wide, on their TVs, their computers, their tablets, or their phones. TV series from the US are particularly popular and exported into many different countries, including those where English is spoken as a foreign language.

    (shelved 1 time as non-fiction-language) avg rating — 4, ratings — published Want to Read saving. Throughout the book, multiple dialogue extracts are presented from a wide variety of well-known fictional television series, including The Big Bang Theory, Grey's Anatomy and Bones. Researchers in applied linguistics, discourse analysis, critical discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, sociolinguistics and media linguistics will find the book Cited by: 5.

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She presents both corpus stylistics and 'manual' analysis of linguistic and multimodal features of. In this book, Monika Bednarek addresses the need for a systematic analysis of television discourse and characterization within linguistics and media studies.

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It explores frequent lexico-grammatical patterns in the television series Gilmore Girls, in other fictional programmes, and in unscripted spoken and written English. Using ranked frequency lists, the ‘dramedy’ Gilmore Girls is compared both to unscripted.

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