Defining 'text'

IB English A: Language & Literature: Defining 'text'

A text in the Language and Literature Course is defined as anything that carries meaning. It is useful for students to consider the framework behind a text as they approach the task of understanding and analyzing it. We can consider text as part of discourse. Discourse is a process, resulting in a communicative act. The act itself takes the form of the text (Chimombo and Roseberry, ix). Although we tend to think of...

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