Dissertation > Language, writing > FOREIGN > English > Writing,rhetoric

Stylistic Analysis of Headlines in New York Times

Author XuXiaoPing
Tutor ZhaoAnYuan
School Taiyuan University of Technology
Course Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Keywords News in English Title Stylistic features News value
CLC H315
Type Master's thesis
Year 2009
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News headlines, news stories concentrated and refined many readers to learn the habits of daily news, have a browse title which contains a lot of information enough to be seen only a handful of figures in the news headlines. Therefore, the news headlines a series out of the conventional way of writing, the to dissect these writing style of great significance to the master title meaning. With News English stylistic characteristics of concern for the growing number of scholars and research, news headlines becoming an independent field of study, and also improving its stylistic characteristics. It is regrettable, however, that the existing research is just purely from the point of view of language analysis made headlines characteristics and summarized news headlines, while ignoring the deeper reason showing these characteristics, that is newsworthy requirements. Simplicity, clarity, significant proximity, authoritative, quirky, and interest and so many other newsworthy due to the timeliness of news reports, news editor in the writing of news headlines using a range of departure from the conventional writing, making news headlines have to be significantly different from other styles levy. The two OO OO seven by the end to the beginning of the New York Times headlines eight, for example, analysis of this stylistic characteristics of the headlines in one of the world's most influential newspaper, which, from the point of view of the news value and strive to show The study of the latest trends and research results more universal and representative. Analysis of this article by the New York Times on the Internet title, demonstration news headlines different newsworthy request, in writing characteristics, grammar, vocabulary and rhetorical level emerged as significant stylistic features and language features individually summarize and summarized. Made a detailed summary and generalization title stylistic characteristics from the point of view of the news value, through a large number of examples to prove the stylistic characteristics render services designed to achieve a particular news value, and further confirmed that in order to achieve different newsworthy news headlines before showing characteristics significantly different from other styles. Through analysis of the stylistic features of news headlines from a new perspective, the authors hope that this will give our English news practitioners inspiration and theoretical support, so to perfect China's English news reports. In addition, there is also hope that the help of English learners in reading news reports, and to better understand the meaning of the headlines, clear dyslexia improve learning efficiency.

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