heterogeneity within the orientalist discourse: representation of the orient in womens travelogues and mens paintings
from 1950s onward, new theories and critical approaches burgeoned across humanities. these theories were context-oriented; as a result, the analysis of discursive practices gained significance. thus, social, political, historical and cultural discourses that have been hitherto marginalized and considered inferior to literary texts, were introduced as important texts to be analyzed by critics. one of the marginalized texts that have recently become the focus of critics is travelogue. travel writing, being a popular genre, has seldom been taken seriously as a literary genre and has often been read in the margins of canonical literature. after the burgeoning of context oriented theories, travel books turned into important sources that helped the critics to study popular culture, sociology, ethnography, social history, and other areas of humanities. if travel writing as a genre has been marginalized, travelogues written by western women have been doubly marginalized because in patriarchal societies, women’s literature has rarely been put on the same level as men’s literature. woman travel writers are most of the time concerned about gender. in fact, there are differences between travelogues authored by men and those authored by women. western women who had an unsure position in the discourse of colonialism reveal tensions in their writings that can seldom be found in men’s travelogues. these tensions can be traced in the images that woman travelers offer of the east. the clash between the discourse of colonialism and the discourse of femininity during the nineteenth century gave rise to tensions that we will analyze to show how they shaped british women’s identity and influenced their social position. in this research, verbal and visual texts will be contextualized in a web of discursive practices. orientalist tropes are not limited to verbal texts. they can be found in nineteenth century european paintings too. the texts of the travelogues will be analyzed according to bhabha’s theory of ambivalence and the paintings will be analyzed according to kress and van leeuwen’s theory of visual semiotics. said’s polarized view reiterates the colonial logic and reproduces the binary oppositions that underlay the imperial project. bhabha’s theory of hybridity is aimed at ridding the critical discourse from polarizations. bhabha tries to move beyond the manichean allegory and the rhetoric of blame by paying attention to the luminal spaces where neither the one nor the other rules. never denying the unequal power relations between west and east, bhabha prefers to shed light on the doubt, anxiety and ambivalence within the contact zone where the interaction between west and east fissure the colonial authority from within and produces a new identity. such an outlook reveals to us the cracks within the imperial power structures and the processes of getting round the ideological regulations through the interaction with the other.
از محوری ترین اثراتی که یک فیلم سینمایی ایجاد می کند دیالوگ هایی است که هنرپیش گان فیلم میگویند. به زعم یک فیلم ساز, یک شیوه متأثر نمودن مخاطب از اثر منظوره نیروی گفتارهای گوینده, مثل نیروی عاطفی, ترس آور, غم انگیز, هیجان انگیز و غیره, است. این مطالعه به بررسی این مسأله مبادرت کرده است که آیا نیروی فراگفتاری هنرپیش گان به مثابه ی اعمال گفتاری در پنج فیلم هالیوودی در نسخه های دوبله شده باز تولید...15 صفحه اول
on the relationship between using discourse markers and the quality of expository and argumentative academic writing of iranian english majors
the aim of the present study was to investigate the frequency and the type of discourse markers used in the argumentative and expository writings of iranian efl learners and the differences between these text features in the two essay genres. the study also aimed at examining the influence of the use of discourse markers on the participants’ writing quality. to this end the discourse markers us...15 صفحه اول
این پژوهش با هدف "بررسی وضعیت موجود آموزش عالی مجازی در ایران و راههای توسعه و ارتقای آن " و با روش توصیفی-تحلیلی و پیمایشی صورت پذیرفته است. بررسی اسنادو مدارک موجود در زمینه آموزش مجازی نشان داد تعداد دانشجویان و مقاطع تحصیلی و رشته محل های دوره های الکترونیکی چندان مطلوب نبوده و از نظر کیفی نیز وضعیت شاخص خدمات آموزشی اساتید و وضعیت شبکه اینترنت در محیط آموزش مجازی نامطلوب است.
شکل گیری هویت(identity) مقوله مهمی در ادبیات پراکنده مردم(diasporan literature) می باشد. آثار جومپا لاهیری(jhumpa lahiri) ، نویسنده هندی آمریکایی، در سالهای اخیر تحسین منتقدین را به خود معطوف کرده است. وی در این آثار زندگی مهاجران و تلاش آنان برای پیدا کردن جایگاهشان در یک فرهنگ بیگانه را به تصویر کشیده است. این تجربه همواره با احساساتی نظیر دلتنگی برای گذشته، بیگانگی و دوری همراه است. با این ح...15 صفحه اول
the relationship between learners critical thinking ability and their performance in the reading sections of the tofel and ielts test
the study reflected in this thesis aims at finding out relationships between critical thinking (ct), and the reading sections of tofel and ielts tests. the study tries to find any relationships between the ct ability of students and their performance on reading tests of tofel and academic ielts. however, no research has ever been conducted to investigate the relationship between ct and the read...15 صفحه اول
the effect of using critical discourse analytical tools on the improvement of the learners level of critical thinking in reading comprehension
?it is of utmost priority for an experienced teacher to train the mind of the students, and enable them to think critically and correctly. the most important question here is that how to develop such a crucial ability? this study examines a new way to the development of critical thinking utilizing critical discourse analytical tools. to attain this goal, two classes of senior english la...