Advisor

Marjorie S. Terdal

Date of Award

1991

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Department

Applied Linguistics

Physical Description

1 online resource (131 p.)

Subjects

English language -- Study and teaching -- Japanese speakers, Language and culture, Contrastive linguistics, English language -- Discourse analysis

DOI

10.15760/etd.6080

Abstract

That a link exists between language and culture has long been accepted; however, not only the extent, but also the exact nature of that link remains unclear. In recent years, rhetoricians have raised questions about how culture affects the patterns of organization and other rhetorical features of writing. At present, the search for answers to these questions is made difficult by the cultural bias imposed by the language of any analysis of writing that may be undertaken and by a lack of criteria that can be used in performing such an analysis.

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/24258

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