Approaches to Discourse is a guide to the various frameworks, concepts, and methods available for the analysis of discourse within linguistics. It compares six . It compares six dominant approaches to discourse analysis: speech act Deborah Schiffrin is Associate Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University. Request PDF on ResearchGate | Deborah Schiffrin, Approaches to discourse. Cambridge, MA & Oxford: Blackwell, Pp. x + | SchiffrinDeborah.

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Deborah Sue Schiffrin May 30, — July 20, [1] was an American linguist who researched areas of discourse analysis and sociolinguisticsproducing seminal work on the topic of English discourse markers. Born and raised in Philadelphia[5] she earned a B.

Throughout her career, Schiffrin wrote four books, edited five books, published over 51 articles and book chapters, [10] and supervised 44 successful Ph. From personal words spoken with Alexandra Johnston, Schiffrin stated that the three main influential people of her academic career were, Noam Chomsky, William Labov, and Erving Goffman. Schiffrin’s main area of study was discourse markers. Schiffrin contributed to the understanding of both narrative analysis and discourse analysis by analyzing oral narratives produced by various Jewish Americans living in the Philadelphia area.


In the s Schiffrin and a team received a grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate the different ways that people indicate what they are communicating, in which Schiffrin served as lead investigator.

Approaches To Discourse by Schiffrin, Deborah

Approaches to Discourse exemplifies how discourse analysis uses methods from other disciplines, besides just linguistics, including anthropology, sociology, and philosophy. Schiffrin died on July 20,aged From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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