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Discourse Analysis Notes

By js, 19 March, 2008, No Comment

Content Analysis–what elements it contains
Semantic Analysis–the meanings of those elements
1. define the construct (A concept, model, or schematic idea)

  • categories–how can construct be divided

WHAT would MY constructs be? examine questions

  • race
  • digital space
  • digital literacy

After defining the construct of interest

  • specify what features of the discourse you want to count or categorize
    • rhetorical strategies: ethos, pathos, logos
    • specific info: segments discussing violence or segments discussing physical damage