STRATEGIC MANEUVERING IN HEALTHCARE DISCOURSE: A PRAGMATIC STUDY

Authors

  • Zahra’a Muhammed Abdul-Ameer
  • Ghanim Jwaid Al-Sieedy

Keywords:

COVID-19,topical potential, audience demand, argumentation.

Abstract

Persuading individuals to adopt or refrain from certain practices is not an easy task especially if some wrong beliefs are found in advance. To achieve such a goal the persuade needs to be as effective as possible. The present study manifests itself toinvestigate the strategic maneuvering pragmatically in COVID-19 heath infographics. In light of the aim mentioned above, the following hypotheses are set: (1) speech act of advising is highly employed in the data under study;(2)the arguments advanced are clearly conveyed in the selected data. To achieve the goal of the study and to prove the hypotheses set the following procedures are taken into account; (1) developing an eclectic model to analyze the health infographics under study; (2) applying qualitative and quantitative methods to verify the hypotheses. The findings have demonstrated the second hypothesis, whereas the first one is rejected.

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Published

2021-10-17

How to Cite

Zahra’a Muhammed Abdul-Ameer, & Ghanim Jwaid Al-Sieedy. (2021). STRATEGIC MANEUVERING IN HEALTHCARE DISCOURSE: A PRAGMATIC STUDY. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 18(10), 2781-2791. Retrieved from https://www.archives.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/10243