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RELP 2015, 3(1): 48-59 Back to browse issues page
Contrastive Rhetoric Analysis of English and Persian News
Mr Mohammadreza Sadeghi *
Lecturer Malek Ashtar University
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News has played a vital role in peoples’ and governments’ decision making. As such, the source and reliability of the news are of equal or even more significance than the news itself and that makes reporting the news a challenging and critical profession. Accordingly, investigating how news is reported is essential and further it would be illuminating to see how different news reporting organizations and cultures report their news for their readers. This study compared the Persian and English news to explore the similarities and differences between two languages. Utilizing Schematic Structure of Editorials (Based on van Dijk, 1992, 1995) to analyze the data, the researcher found significant similarities and differences between Persian and English in terms of genre of news.

Keywords: News genre, Schematic Structure of Editorials, English and Persian Languages
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/07/27 | Accepted: 2015/08/23 | Published: 2015/08/23
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Sadeghi M. Contrastive Rhetoric Analysis of English and Persian News . RELP. 2015; 3 (1) :48-59
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