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Discourse Analysis and Crime Drama

Psygentra Online Learning Lecture

This is the third lecture in our discourse analysis key concepts series. Dr. Jem Tosh draws on examples from crime drama to explain the concepts of subject positioning and practice in discourse analysis. She critiques the genre and texts themselves as well as demonstrating how to apply these concepts to written text. From Law & Order to Sherlock Holmes, this one's for the amateur sleuths. (39+ mins)

Key Concepts: (1) Subject Positions and (2) Practice.

Content Warning: Lecture contains discussion of violence, childhood s*xual abuse, su*cide, racism.

Individual version - for personal use. To show the presentation at schools, universities, workplaces, or other groups, you can use the institutional version available here.

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