1. Communication Linguistics: a way of creating and analysing the discourse and linguistic patterns of texts; 2. Graphology: how visual meaning interacts with verbal meaning; 3. Phonology: how sounds make meaning in texts; 4. Lexis: how the meanings of words reinforce and undermine each other; 5. Syntax: what the arrangement of words in sentences and utterances reveals about the encoder and decoder; 6. Semology: semantic proposition and syntactic sequence meet in semology; 7. Rhetorical Strategies: description and narration are more than exercises in composition; 8. Phasal Analysis: how all forms of analyses combined reveal more than the sum of its parts; Bibliography; Index.
Karen Malcolm is Co-Ordinator and Associate Professor of the Interdisciplinary Linguistics Program at the University of Winnipeg, Canada.
"Karen Malcolm's Phasal Analysis provides an explicit how-to manual for linguistic discourse analysis, rich in worked examples, by a founder of one of its key methods and an important contributor to Communication Linguistics. An essential tool for analyzing verbal data in all fields."--Sanford Lakoff