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Book: Systemic Phonology

Chapter: Chapter 2: Creating a parallel universe: Mode and the textual metafunction in the study of one news story

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.24964


This Chapter is to contribute in general terms to exploring this relationship between the parameters of context and the metafunctions of language. Focusing on the textual function, in which intonation, via the systems of information distribution and information focus (Halliday and Greaves, 2008), plays a role.

Chapter Contributors

  • Annabelle Lukin ( - alukin) 'Macquarie University'