oa Lagos Notes and Records - The discourse structure of the cartoon text
|Article Title||The discourse structure of the cartoon text|
|© Publisher:||University of Lagos, Nigeria|
|Journal||Lagos Notes and Records|
|Affiliations||1 General Studies Unit of the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta|
|Publication Date||Feb 1999|
|Pages||302 - 327|
|Keyword(s)||Caricature, Cohesion devices, Discourse analysis, Graphetics, Graphology, Linguistic features, Pragmatics, Rhetorics, Semantics, Semiotics, Sociolinguistic, Syntactic analysis and Text grammar|
The cartoon is a form of communication which involves the interplay of the verbal (written text) and the non-verbal (caricatures). It usually provides an opportunity for comment or ridicule of certain undesirable behaviours in society and has become an essential component of newspapers.
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