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Mehrabi M, Zaker A. A Stylistic Analysis of Some of Golestan Stories Using Halliday's Systemic Functional Linguistics Framework. IQBQ. 2016; 7 (1) :173-196
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-14-5757-en.html
1- Assistant Professor of Linguistics, University of Grand Ayatollah Boroujerdi, Lorestan, Iran
2- assistant Professor of Linguistics, University of Grand Ayatollah Boroujerdi, Lorestan, Iran
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In this article Systemic Functional framework of Halliday has been used to investigate stylistically some of Golestan proses in order to answer these questions: What linguistic elements have been foregrounded in each story(chosen at random) and which experiential metafunction  has been   used   in each one? What is the reason of its application and does the  the metafunctions foreground  the content of the story? The hypothesis is that the contents of the stories are in a close relation to the linguistic forms used in each story. In other words, the content has been forgrounded in the form. After analyzing the data results showed that the writer's intended content is in accordance with the communicative experiential metafunction in terms of frequency of occurance, but significant differences are recognizable only when the total number of verbs is bigger meaning that the story is longer.                    
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Article Type: Research Paper | Subject: Discourse Analysis
Received: 2014/06/13 | Accepted: 2014/09/13 | Published: 2016/03/20

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