Introduction; Part I. Language in Cultural Context: 1. The English language; 2. Text and context; Part II. Language and Mass Communication: 3. The media; 4. The language of persuasion; Part III. Literature, Text and Context: 5. The context of interpretation; 6. The context of composition; Part IV. Literature, a Critical Study: 7. The mechanics of fiction; 8. What makes English poetic; Glossary; Acknowledgements; Index.
For students studying the new Language A Language and Literature syllabus for the IB Diploma.