Sugeng Purwanto posted an update 8 years, 4 months ago
The use of language is primarily governed by the context (of culture and of situation). This will generate “registers” and “genre” of the text in use. However, a skilled rhetorician may not be aware that he or she is applied his or her rhetorical strategies in order to achieve successful communication. Discourse analysts are busy analyzing the texts produced by those rhetoricians. Then, who is to praise for excellence? The linguists or the rhetoricians?