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A Study on the Narrative Structure of Complaints

Author WenXingZuo
Tutor ZhangXinHong
School Guangdong University of Foreign Studies
Course Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Keywords Complaint Narrative structure Labov mode Functional Grammar
Type Master's thesis
Year 2004
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In this paper, from a linguistic point of view of the Chinese complaint of narrative structure and related functions for litigation purposes and reflect . Three functional theory of language according to the of Labov mode and functional grammar , we propose a theoretical framework of this article , which frame analysis of the following two questions : ( 1 ) the pleadings in the narrative structure is how to build ? (2 ) Halliday three the pleadings narrative structure is embodied and, ultimately, litigation purposes ? through the collection of Chinese pleadings , we found that the complaint narrative structure and general narrative structure different. And physical properties of the three major functions , tone , Rheme Thematic Progression narrative structure of the mode and Cohesion in the pleadings different manifestation . This paper argues that these languages ??means different ingredients and narrative structure , in order to achieve a Memorial concise , efficient and effective to achieve the purpose of the proceedings and the purpose of quick start proceedings .

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