The Birth of the Academic Article - Le Journal des Sçavans and the Philosophical Transactions 1665-1700 - David Banks
Janet S. Joyce
Equinox Publishing Ltd.
This section explains why Systemic Functional Linguistics has been chosen as a suitable framework. It then explains the aspects of the theory which will be exploited in the analyses, notably, thematic structure, process types, nominalization (as a form of grammatical metaphor), and the importance of the link between context and language.