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  • discourse — I. noun Etymology: Middle English discours, from Medieval Latin & Late Latin discursus; Medieval Latin, argument, from Late Latin, conversation, from Latin, act of running about, from discurrere to run about, from dis + currere to run more at car …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rhetorical mode — noun One of the several ways of writing that include variety, conventions, and purposes of writing, such as exposition, argumentation, description, and narration. Syn: mode of discourse …   Wiktionary

  • Narrative mode — The narrative mode (also known as the mode of narration) is the set of methods the author of a literary, theatrical, cinematic, or musical story uses to convey the plot to the audience. Narration, the process of presenting the narrative, occurs… …   Wikipedia

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  • Capitalist mode of production — In Marxian economic discourse the capitalist mode of production refers to the socio economic base of capitalist society which began to grow rapidly in Western Europe from the end of the eighteenth century, and later extended to most of the world …   Wikipedia

  • Indirect discourse — Indirect In di*rect , a. [Pref. in not + direct: cf. F. indirect.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not direct; not straight or rectilinear; deviating from a direct line or course; circuitous; as, an indirect road. [1913 Webster] 2. Not tending to an aim,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Asiatic mode of production — Of all Karl Marx s conceptions of the modes of production which he considered to have provided the base for the various forms of society known to human history, this was perhaps the least developed, and is certainly the one that has given rise to …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Glossary of language teaching terms and ideas — Like every other course of study, language teaching requires specialized vocabulary and word use. This list is a glossary for English language learning and teaching using the increasingly popular communicative approach. Accuracy Burnout •… …   Wikipedia

  • Parrhesia — In the classic discipline of rhetoric, parrhesia is a figure of speech described as: to speak candidly or to ask forgiveness for so speaking . [cite web |url= http://rhetoric.byu.edu/Figures/P/PARRHESIA.HTM|title= Parrhesia|accessdate=2007 05 24… …   Wikipedia

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