10. Stepping into meaning: A case study of Billy Graham’s address at the National Prayer and Memorial Service at the Episcopal National Cathedral on 14 September 2001
M.A.K. Halliday † [+]
University of Sydney (Emeritus)
M.A.K. Halliday, who died in April 2018, was born in Yorkshire in 1925. He was trained in Chinese for war service with the British army; studied in China, taught Chinese in Britain for a number of years, then moved into linguistics, becoming in 1965 Professor of General Linguistics at University College London. In 1975 he was appointed Foundation Professor of Linguistics at the University of Sydney, where he remained until his retirement.
Jonathan J. Webster [+]
City University of Hong Kong
Jonathan J. Webster is Professor, Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, and Director, The Halliday Centre for Intelligent Applications of Language Studies at the City University of Hong Kong. He is also the General Editor of the Equinox journal Linguistics and the Human Sciences and the editor (with Ruqaiya Hasan and Christian Matthiessen) of the two volume Continuing Discourse on Language: A Functional Perspective (Equinox, 2007).
10.1 Introduction 10.2 STEP 1 - Clause analysis 10.3 Stepping into ideational meaning 10.4 Stepping into interpersonal meaning 10.5 Stepping into textual meaning 10.6 Motifs in the grammar