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Courses - Spring 2023
English Department Site
Language in Its Social Contexts
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Exploration of the social and political aspects of language use, including interactional behavior, the structure of conversation, persuasive uses of language, social dialects, language use within speech communities, and language and identity. We will examine and compare analytical approaches to pragmatics and discourse analysis.