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Title: The use of questions and the consequences for face work in media discourse : an empirical analysis of The Jeremy Kyle Show
Author: Yang, Han-Shiou
ISNI:       0000 0004 5359 6856
Awarding Body: University of Brighton
Current Institution: University of Brighton
Date of Award: 2014
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This empirical study explores the expression of face work in a confessional televised talk show, The Jeremy Kyle Show, with the principal focus of analysis and examination on the host's interrogative speech actions towards his invited guests. The data were collected (recorded) from October 2007 to December 2010 and some more recent data were recorded from November 2012 to November 2013. In total, there is a recorded corpus of some 500 shows of one hour each.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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