A LINGUISTIC INVESTIGATION OF CONTEXTUALIZATION IN RELIGIOUS DISCOURSE

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Number of pages: 540-548
Year-Number: 2018-23

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The study is an attempt to investigate contexualization through examining a number of factors. It aims at focusing the phenomenon theoratically by addressing the above contextualization factors in particular. The study hypothesizes that the factors inverstigated have a respectable impact in the miliue of the discourse. For verifying the hypotheses of the study, Bevans' (2002) model of translation is adopted. The finding of the study reveals that all the factors under study play a big part in discourse and tables show that they show sort of convergence in building and understanding discourse. Findings also show that users tend to involve contextualization when speaking and link it to deeds for avoiding ambiguity to achieve understanding and communication as well. The study comes up with a number of conclusions.

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Abstract

The study is an attempt to investigate contexualization through examining a number of factors. It aims at focusing the phenomenon theoratically by addressing the above contextualization factors in particular. The study hypothesizes that the factors inverstigated have a respectable impact in the miliue of the discourse. For verifying the hypotheses of the study, Bevans' (2002) model of translation is adopted. The finding of the study reveals that all the factors under study play a big part in discourse and tables show that they show sort of convergence in building and understanding discourse. Findings also show that users tend to involve contextualization when speaking and link it to deeds for avoiding ambiguity to achieve understanding and communication as well. The study comes up with a number of conclusions.

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