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Discourse structure and psychological

Author ShiJing
Tutor LiuDaWei
School East China Normal University
Course Chinese Language and Characters
Keywords speech action addresser’ s acceptance psychology addresser text structure adjustment text information information integration scheme cohesion topic proceeding
CLC H0-05
Type Master's thesis
Year 2003
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Linguists each have their points about "what is text" and "what is target for studies of text" . This paper considers text as a communication action between the addresser and addressee through "text" , and thinks it is intentional, interactive and cooperative. On the basis of the new point, this paper studies text with a new perspective that is relationship between the text structure and the addresser’ s acceptant psychology. As the same reason, the core of thesis of the paper is that formation of the text structure adjusted to the addressee’ s acceptance psychology. In discoursing process, the paper thoroughly explains the core of thesis, and studies textstructure with it. The paper deeply analyses the two types of the addressee’ s acceptance psychology: i) the psychological request when the addressee want to gain the information of text; ii) the psychological request when the addressee want to establish scheme of text. Then, based on the two acceptantpsychologies, this paper analyses text structure of information integration and text structure of establishing scheme from two hands. The first thing, it analyses the psychology of formation of structure. On the other hand, it discusses the addresser adopt the way of making text structure. Finally, the paper focuses on the cohesion of text structure and topic proceeding in text, and individual scheme of text structure.

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