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Author DuZuo
Tutor BaiLiMei
School Northwest Normal University
Course Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Keywords Critical Discourse Analysis Chinese Americans Three-dimensional analysis model Systemic Functional Grammar Ideological changes Last
CLC G212
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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This critical discourse analysis from the perspective of the \Began in the 1970s, critical discourse analysis, aims to study the language of discourse and reveal particular social ideology. In the past 40 years, many researchers in critical discourse analysis as a tool to analyze the news discourse, but the common feature of these studies is the same total time of the event. In addition, quantitative statistical language features, the previous studies used similar statistical methods manual of researchers, thus limiting the size of the sample studied, but also increased the statistical error. Compared with previous similar studies, this study is using critical discourse analysis to Antconc statistical tools for the data on the \reported the statistics, studies from the last point, \Therefore, this study Halliday's systemic functional grammar and Fairclough theoretical framework of the three-dimensional model, which describes the stages of the three-dimensional model of the system to use the vocabulary classify functional grammar, transitivity, modality three language tools. This paper consists of six chapters. The first chapter introduces the research background, research questions and research significance, and related concepts and terms are defined. In reviewing the second chapter of the American Immigration based on the overall situation of critical discourse analysis summarized the research progress at home and abroad as well as their news discourse research applications. The third chapter is the theoretical framework of this study, elaborated on Halliday's systemic functional grammar and Fairclough's three-dimensional model, the relationship between the two in the present study as well as its specific application. The fourth chapter is the study design, in which the first statement of the research questions, and then introduced the sample selection methods and research tools, and finally presents the research data collected. The fifth chapter is an analysis and discussion of the data. Specifically, in describing the stages of application classification, transitivity and modality three tools used in the interpretation of stage speech reporting sources and quotations mode two means, and that the final interpretation stage is based on more than the first two phases, from social, historical, cultural, political perspective on the choice of language and discourse in which ideology hidden explained. Chapter VI of the major findings and conclusions. The major findings of this study include: (1) two phases are trying as much as possible to report the real Chinese Americans, but in two stages reports are inevitably affected by the implicit ideology; (2) from the first stage to the second stage, the performance of ideological changes in the \flux. These changes reflect the linguistic features of the past three decades, the U.S. ideological shift, it is these ideological shift was influenced American news reports on the change in attitude of Chinese Americans. Implications of this study are: free text Antconc 3.2 statistical software helps researchers analyzed from the perspective of critical discourse analysis of large samples; reader should critically read the news reports should not be treated as fact in its entirety; as teachers should Let students know that news reports the existence of hidden ideology cultivate students' critical reading skills.

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