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An Analysis of Lexical Devices Employed in Talking about HIVAIDS

Advice Chimbarange

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116 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.3in.The major objective of this study was to explore the lexical stylistic devices employed to discuss HIVAIDS issues in three selected Zimbabwean anti-AIDS films and to determine their communicative functions. To achieve this objective, a Qualitative approach was adopted and mainly qualitative data was collected using a multidisciplinary approach. This involved an in-depth textual analysis; conducting interviews and document analysis. Data gathered was analyzed using Critical Discourse Analysis framework with Faircloughs model; Discourse as Social Practice as the basic tool of analysis. Thus, language was perceived as a part of the society; a social process and a socially conditioned process. This multiple analysis approach involved describing the nature of language used to talk about HIVAIDS; interpreting the findings to establish the communicative functions of the language and explaining the underlying cultural and ideological manifestations that influence the linguistic choices. One of the major findings of the study is that the Zimbabwean HIVAIDS discourse employs linguistic strategies in the form of metaphors, euphemisms, idioms, etc. to avoid candid talk about the pandemic a This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783845478364

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Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

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The major objective of this study was to explore the lexical stylistic devices employed to discuss HIV/AIDS issues in three selected Zimbabwean anti-AIDS films and to determine their communicative functions. To achieve this objective, a Qualitative approach was adopted and mainly qualitative data was collected using a multidisciplinary approach. This involved an in-depth textual analysis; conducting interviews and document analysis. Data gathered was analyzed using Critical Discourse Analysis framework with Fairclough's model; Discourse as Social Practice as the basic tool of analysis. Thus, language was perceived as a part of the society; a social process and a socially conditioned process. This multiple analysis approach involved describing the nature of language used to talk about HIV/AIDS; interpreting the findings to establish the communicative functions of the language and explaining the underlying cultural and ideological manifestations that influence the linguistic choices. One of the major findings of the study is that the Zimbabwean HIV/AIDS discourse employs linguistic strategies in the form of metaphors, euphemisms, idioms, etc. to avoid candid talk about the pandemic a

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Mukenge holds masters degrees in English & Language for Specific Purposes both from the University of Zimbabwe(UZ). Her academic interests are carrying out research, reading & creative writing. She is currently lecturing communication skills at UZ, linguistics department. Chimbarange holds a Masters degree in Language for Specific Purposes, UZ.

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