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Osunnuga, Tola (2016) 'Graphological foregrounding in contemporary Yorùbá newspapers.' Ihafa: Journal of African Studies, 8 (1). pp. 54-72.

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Abstract

the way and manner they exploit the paralinguistic resources of the language. The malleability of the language exploitation is achieved through the symbiotic relationship between the language structure and language function. Employing the theory of foregrounding as analytical template, this study discusses graphological patterning of s writers, as communicative tools. The study contends that the graphological techniques have pragmatic forces which are stylistically contrived by the writers to capture readers' attention and interest with a view to entertaining and informing them. The paper concludes that the techniques are products of intention.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics
ISSN: 11175257
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2017 15:28
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/24570

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