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A genre analysis of Islamic academic research article introductions

Ahamad Shah, Mohamed Ismail and Mohd Yusof, Amira (2012) A genre analysis of Islamic academic research article introductions. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 66 (-). pp. 157-168. ISSN 1877-0428

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This study explores the rhetorical organization of Islamic research article introductions based on Swales’ (1990) CARS (Create a Research Space) model. Based on the model, sixty Islamic research article introductions were analyzed in terms of the move structure and linguistic features that signal the use of the move. Findings show that most of the introductions contain all the moves prescribed by the model but the introductions that strictly follow the CARS Move structure is relatively small. This suggests that most of the introductions employ the rhetorical moves proposed by the CARS model, but deviate in terms of their organization.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5655/31170
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of English Language & Literature
Depositing User: Assoc. Prof. Mohamed Ismail Ahamad Shah
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2013 12:28
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2013 12:33
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/31170

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