Communication and Linguistics Studies

Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018

  • Vowel Sound Symbols and Schools of Transcriptions

    Majid Mohammed Saadoon

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 1-13
    Received: 13 January 2018
    Accepted: 24 February 2018
    Published: 8 April 2018
    Abstract: The recognition usually made between phonetics and phonology is that phonetics studies the physical or physiological aspects of speech, including its articulatory, aerodynamic, acoustic, auditory, and perceptual aspects, whereas phonology is concerned with accounting for variation in speech sounds in different but related languages and dialects, an... Show More
  • Critical Discourse Analysis of PM N. Sharif’s UNOGA Discourse Deciphering Covert Rhetoric—Dialectical Perspective

    Faiz-ur-Rehman Gill, Mehmood Ahmad Azhar

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 14-22
    Received: 31 December 2017
    Accepted: 8 February 2018
    Published: 30 April 2018
    Abstract: This rigorous research attempts to decipher the covert rhetoric —ideology of peace and justice—reflected in Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s UNOGA address, 2015. This paper examines the relationship between text and elements of power and ideology reflected in PM’s political discourse from dialectical perspective. Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) base... Show More
  • The Chinese Concept of Blank in Katherine Mansfield’s Bliss and the Garden Party

    Aijing Zhang

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 23-26
    Received: 23 April 2018
    Accepted: 8 May 2018
    Published: 24 May 2018
    Abstract: Katherine Mansfield is a legend in the history of the modern British literature for her implicit writing style. Most of her works concentrate on creating the inner world of the characters instead of a clear beginning or tense conflicts, so as to invite readers to explore the subtle changes of the characters’ psychological world. And this thesis tri... Show More