Egocentric Characteristics of Scientific Prose

Котнюк, Л. Г. (2014) Egocentric Characteristics of Scientific Prose. The Global English Teacher: Improving What Works and Fixing What Doesn’t: збірник наукових праць (англ.м.).. pp. 41-42.

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The aim of scientific prose style is to prove a hypothesis, to create new concepts, to disclose the internal laws of existence, development, relations between different phenomena, etc. The writer’s own ideas are shaped in formulae, which represent a doctrine, a theory, an argument or the result of investigation, thus creating the impersonal tone of scientific writings. The writer’s presence in scientific prose is revealed by indicating the addresser, the addressee and the third person(s) of the text as well as by using different types of mitigating (softening) words and phrases.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: scientific prose, addresser, addressee, and the third person(s), mitigating (softening) words and phrases
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Educational and Research Institute of Foreign Philology > Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
Depositing User: О.І. Янчук
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2014 10:34
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2015 07:24

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