Multi-Dimensional Analysis, 25 years on

Multi-Dimensional Analysis, 25 years on

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Approximately a quarter of a century ago, the Multi-Dimensional (MD) approacha€”one of the most powerful (and controversial) methods in Corpus Linguisticsa€”saw its first book-length treatment. In its eleven chapters, this volume presents all new contributions covering a wide range of written and spoken registers, such as movies, music, magazine texts, student writing, social media, letters to the editor, and reports, in different languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese) and contexts (engineering, journalism, the classroom, the entertainment industry, the Internet, etc.). The book also includes a personal account of the development of the method by its creator, Doug Biber, an introduction to MD statistics, as well as an application of MD analysis to corpus design. The book should be essential reading to anyone with an interest in how texts, genres, and registers are used in society, what their lexis and grammar look like, and how they are interrelated.Rather, we are interested in determining co-occurrence patterns in linguistic features as they relate to first language (L1) argumentative essay writing. The context for this essay writing is with English as a first language writers writing within theanbsp;...

Title:Multi-Dimensional Analysis, 25 years on
Author:Tony Berber Sardinha, Marcia Veirano Pinto
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing Company - 2014-07-15


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