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Situating literacy within a theory of discourse: creating imaginary letters.

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Situating literacy within a theory of discourse: creating imaginary letters. / Pitt, Kathy.

In: Ways of Knowing Journal, Vol. 2, 2002, p. 54-63.

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Pitt, Kathy. / Situating literacy within a theory of discourse: creating imaginary letters. In: Ways of Knowing Journal. 2002 ; Vol. 2. pp. 54-63.

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abstract = "In this paper I give a brief outline of Chouliaraki and Fairclough{\textquoteright}s theory of the role of language within and between social practice and Bernstein{\textquoteright}s theory of recontextualisation, and then go on to situate literacy within the moment of discourse and explain how literacy will vary according to social practice. I illustrate how critical discourse analysis can illuminate this variation by analysing three events involving letter writing; two of which take place in educational practices. This analysis shows how letter writing can be transformed into an imaginary act in the classroom.",
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