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dc.titleTHE RELEVANCE OF FEAR: A PRAGMATIC ANALYSIS OF SINGAPORE CRIME PREVENTION POSTERS
dc.contributor.authorMAH SA NICOLA
dc.date.accessioned2018-02-28T18:01:15Z
dc.date.available2018-02-28T18:01:15Z
dc.date.issued2017-08-21
dc.identifier.citationMAH SA NICOLA (2017-08-21). THE RELEVANCE OF FEAR: A PRAGMATIC ANALYSIS OF SINGAPORE CRIME PREVENTION POSTERS. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/139103
dc.description.abstractWith sparse literature on language use in crime prevention campaigns in Singapore, this study is motivated to contribute to the existing pool of works on Singapore's national campaigns. Drawing ideas from Relevance Theory, Visual Grammar and other pragmatic theories, I analysed crime prevention posters from 1985 to 2017 to analyse how fear of crime and punishment is communicated differently to various audience groups, and how the language use in these posters have changed across time.
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dc.subjectRelevance Theory, National Campaign, Fear of Crime, Speech Act Theory, Visual Grammar
dc.typeThesis
dc.contributor.departmentENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
dc.contributor.supervisorMIE HIRAMOTO
dc.description.degreeMaster's
dc.description.degreeconferredMASTER OF ARTS
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