Compositional features of news Internet-messages

Abstract: 

This article explores communicative and pragmatic features of English Internet-news. The author analyzes the most important aspect of the composition of a news text, namely its architectonics, or internal composition. The theoretical model of its macrostructure is represented in the form of correlation of different macro-textual positions. The article reveals the structure and combination of these positions, which are determined by the discourse type. In the course of this research, basic compositional elements of the texts belonging to this category are studied: the introduction, the main part and the conclusion. The article also defines the types of coherence inside the text and the features of its division.

Key words: 

news texts of Internet-messages, composition, architectonics, headline, beginning, division, compositional units.

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