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Corpus-based Stylistic Analysis of English Academic

Author LuoYaZhuo
Tutor XuYanYing
School Changchun University of Science and Technology
Course Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Keywords Stylistics Papers Corpus Corpus linguistics
CLC H315
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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From the perspective of academic stylistic analysis to study the last two decades a popular trend in English Studies . As a more formal style, papers in grammar, vocabulary and other aspects of a unique stylistic features . Firth British linguist that : A language often serve a limited area on one limited experience or behavior , and this language can be said to have its own grammar and lexical features . Based on the corpus, in accordance with certain principles of linguistics , corpus linguistics from the perspective of academic conduct a more comprehensive stylistic analysis . Using Corpus and indexing tools more objective analysis of academic , scientific , intuitive, and the sample -rich, more comprehensive and systematic observation and analysis , avoiding the subjective imagination and human factors possible deviations and material limitations. Corpus linguistics linguists considered to be a complex and effective solution to the problem. As a genre, with its unique academic stylistic features . And because of the differences between academic disciplines of the genre will show some differences. This major international journals from 30 selected by the engineering and liberal arts academic authors writing in English , from the vocabulary, syntax , semantics, discourse four aspects of the quantitative and qualitative analysis of the combination of style . The amount of text analysis software to derive most of the help AntConc , with sufficient reliability and validity. Results of the study are intended to show that two different types of research papers in the commonality between disciplines and different. Specific features: both have in common is the use of high-frequency non-directive \There are differences in academic engineering acronyms and other jargon tends to occur in sentence types to use more complex sentences , complex sentences . The liberal papers mostly simple sentence . Expect this study done for scientific research workers right , fast and effective reading and writing academic papers can provide a useful reference.

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