Volume 6, Issue 24 (2013)                   LCQ 2013, 6(24): 215-221 | Back to browse issues page

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Ghaffary M. A Review of "Discourse Analysis of Imposed War Memories; case study of Da Memory". LCQ. 2013; 6 (24) :215-221
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-29-6400-en.html
Shiraz University
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The essay "Discourse Analysis of Imposed War Memories; case study of Da Memory" by Mohammad Reza Javadi Yeganeh and Seyyed Mohammad Ali Sohofi has had the potential for becoming a good and acceptable essay because it adopts a new approach to a controversial text that has bot been analyzed from such viewpoints yet. However, this potential has not been realized. As it is mentioned in the "Introduction" of the essay, the primary objective of the researchers has been to examine the discourse of Da based on Norman Fairclough's model of critical discourse analysis and with regard to the way gender roles are represented in this text. Nevertheless, and this is the weak point of the essay, the authors do not fulfill what they promise at the beginning of their writing, and the result is not "critical discourse analysis" but a simple analysis that at best appears silimilar to Feminist or gender criticism.
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Article Type: Artcle review | Subject: stylistics|feministic criticism
Received: 2013/08/12 | Accepted: 2013/08/13 | Published: 2013/12/22

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