Saturday, 1 October 2016

Post Titles For Chapter 7 — Context: Register, Genre And Ideology

The titles of the posts that evaluate chapter 7 provide a glimpse of some of its theoretical shortcomings.
  1. Misunderstanding Metafunctions
  2. Confusing Orders Of Experience
  3. The Invalidity Of The Argument For Register And Genre As Context Strata
  4. Theoretical Inconsistencies In Modelling Genre And Register As Context Strata
  5. The Invalidity Of The Argument For A Stratum Of Ideology
  6. Inconsistent Claims About Discourse Semantics, Register, Genre And Ideology
  7. Misrepresenting Firth On Context
  8. Misrepresenting Halliday On Formal And Contextual Meaning
  9. Misunderstanding Stratification And Context
  10. Purpose, Genre And Register
  11. Confusing Context With Semantics
  12. Confusing Context With Text Type
  13. Self-Contradiction
  14. Problems With The Non-Argument For Register As Context
  15. Problems With The Non-Argument For Genre As Context
  16. Assigning Purpose To Theoretical Dimensions
  17. Misrepresenting Purpose And Intention
  18. Confusing Text Type (Genre) With Text Structure (Semantics)
  19. Misrepresenting Previous Work On Text Structure And Context
  20. Misrepresenting Hasan On Text Structure
  21. Inverting The Stratification Hierarchy
  22. Misunderstanding Stratification And Realisation
  23. Confusing Context (And Semantics) With Text Type
  24. Problems With 'Genre As A Pattern Of Register Patterns'
  25. Seven Problems With The First Justification For A Genre Stratum
  26. Two Problems With The Second Justification For A Genre Stratum
  27. Eight Problems With The Third Justification For A Genre Stratum
  28. Two Problems With The Fourth Justification For A Genre Stratum
  29. Two Problems With The Fifth Justification For A Genre Stratum
  30. Misidentifying Metafunctions
  31. Misrepresenting Mode
  32. Misconstruing A Dialogic Response As Monologue
  33. Misunderstanding Mode
  34. Not Acknowledging Hasan As Intellectual Source
  35. Blurring Distinctions
  36. Misunderstanding Bakhtin's 'Dialogic' And 'Heteroglossic'
  37. Misunderstanding Orders Of Experience
  38. Confusing Material Order Phenomena With Textual Semiosis
  39. Confusing Context Potential (Mode) With Language Sub-Potentials (Registers)
  40. Multiple Violations Of Theoretical Dimensions
  41. Redefining Genre As Field
  42. Under-Acknowledging Hasan As Theoretical Source
  43. Confusing Contextual Potential With Semantic Sub-potentials
  44. Miscategorising Texts By Mode
  45. Miscategorising Text Types
  46. Misrepresenting The Distinction Between Hortatory And Analytical Exposition
  47. Misconstruing Degrees Of Abstraction
  48. Confusing Mode (Context) With The Ideational Semantics Of Registers
  49. Confusing Strata And Metafunctions
  50. Misrepresenting Abstraction
  51. Confusing Mode Potential (Context) With Text Types (Register)
  52. Misconstruing Language Rôle As Speaker Rôle
  53. Misconstruing Language Rôle As Speaker Rôle
  54. Confusing Theoretical Dimensions: Stratification, Instantiation & Metafunction
  55. Confusing Different Strata, Metafunctions & Orders Of Experience
  56. Misconstruing Ancillary As Constitutive
  57. Misconstruing Lower And Higher Orders Of Experience As Higher & Lower Levels Of Symbolic Abstraction
  58. Confusing Mode Potential With Ideational Semantics Subpotentials
  59. Confusing Mode Potential With Ideational Semantics Subpotentials
  60. Misconstruing Field As Mode
  61. Misconstruing The Notion Of Projection
  62. Misconstruing Mode
  63. Misconstruing Dialogue As Unprojected
  64. The Non-Argument For 'Experiential Distance'
  65. Misunderstanding Tenor
  66. Misconstruing Context Potential (Tenor) As Language Sub-Potential (Register)
  67. Blurring The Distinction Between Tenor (Context) And Interpersonal Meaning (Semantics)
  68. Misattributing A Source
  69. Three Minor Clarifications
  70. Confusing Context Potential With The Semantics Of Registers
  71. Misconstruing "Status-Like Relationships Between Participants"
  72. Misconstruing Status As Control
  73. Presenting Unsupported Claims As A Survey: Status & Phonology
  74. Presenting Unsupported Claims As A Survey: Status & Grammar
  75. Presenting Unsupported Claims As A Survey: Status & Lexis
  76. Presenting Unsupported Claims As A Survey: Status & Discourse Semantics
  77. Presenting Unsupported Claims As A Survey: Status & Grammatical Metaphor
  78. Misconstruing The Realisation Of Tenor
  79. Misrepresenting The Relation Between Contact And Field
  80. Metafunctional Confusion And A Non-Sequitur
  81. Confusing Instantiation With Axial And Stratal Realisation
  82. Misrepresenting Field As Discourse Semantics
  83. Presenting Unsupported Claims As A Survey: Contact & Tone
  84. Presenting Unsupported Claims As A Survey: Contact & Tonality
  85. Presenting Unsupported Claims As A Survey: Contact & Tonicity
  86. Presenting Unsupported Claims As A Survey: Contact & “Phonology”
  87. Presenting Unsupported Claims As A Survey: Contact & Grammar
  88. Presenting Unsupported Claims As A Survey: Contact & Lexis
  89. Presenting Unsupported Claims As A Survey: Contact & Discourse Semantics
  90. Presenting Unsupported Claims As A Survey: Contact & Grammatical Metaphor
  91. Unsupported Claims About Affect
  92. Misconstruing Relations Between Speakers As Individual Predisposition
  93. Confusing Affect With Affection
  94. Mental vs Relational vs Material Affection
  95. Misconstruing Affect With Unsupported Claims
  96. Misconstruing A Tenor Relation As The Behaviours And Predispositions Of Individuals
  97. Blurring The Distinction Between Context And Semantics
  98. Inconsistent Unsupported Claims About The Realisation Of Misconstrued Affect
  99. Invoking Clinical And Social Psychology
  100. Confusing Field With The Language That Realises It
  101. Blurring The Distinction Between Realisation, Logogenesis And Instantiation
  102. Misrepresenting Data & Confusing Strata
  103. Confusing Context With Extra-Linguistic Knowledge, Register And Semantics
  104. Misrepresenting The Distinction Between Fabula And Syuzhet
  105. Misconstruing Barthes' 'Sequence' As Field
  106. Not Acknowledging Barthes As Intellectual Source
  107. Misrepresenting Barthes
  108. Misrepresenting Barthes And Confusing Material & Semiotic Orders Of Experience
  109. Confusing Composition And Superordination
  110. Why Chomskyan Linguistics Has Power
  111. Misconstruing Mode As Field
  112. Misconstruing Behaviour As A Register Of Language
  113. A False Dichotomy
  114. Confusing Field And Language
  115. Confusing Orders Of Experience
  116. Misconstruing Field Taxonomies As Classifications Of Personnel & Semiotic Objects
  117. Confusing Experience With Construals Of Experience
  118. Metafunctional Inconsistency
  119. Internal Inconsistency
  120. Some Of The Problems With Register and Genre As Semiotic Planes
  121. Misconstruing Activity Sequence (Semantics) As Field And Schematic Structure (Semantics) As Genre
  122. Confusing First And Second Orders Of Experience
  123. Inferring Invalidly From Misconstruals Of Semantic Structure As Field And Genre
  124. The Reason For Separating Field And Genre
  125. Misinterpreting Pike
  126. Misinterpreting Hasan And Proposing Theoretical Inconsistencies
  127. The Question Of Whether Systematising Generic Structure Potentials Leads Directly To A Two Plane Model Of Register And Genre
  128. Misrepresenting Hasan On Generic Structure Potential
  129. Prioritising Structure Over System
  130. Misrepresenting The Prosodic Mode Of Realisation
  131. Distinguishing Interpersonal Meaning From Evaluation
  132. Misconstruing Prosody
  133. Confusing Text Type With Text Structure
  134. Misrepresenting Halliday
  135. A Transparently False Claim
  136. Misunderstanding Stratal Relations And Confusing Text Type (Genre) With System (Potential)
  137. Misconstruing Language Sub-Potentials (Genres) As Context Potential (Culture)
  138. Misrepresenting Longacre
  139. Martin's Reason Why Field, Tenor & Mode Are Insufficient To Classify Genres
  140. Misconstruing Semantics As Context And Misidentifying Metafunctions
  141. Confusing Strata And Misidentifying Metafunctions
  142. Misconstruing Semantics (Activity Sequence) As Context (Field)
  143. Not Classifying Text Types From Above
  144. Classifying Text Types From Semantics Instead Of Context
  145. Misconstruing Language Sub-Potentials As Constituting Context Potential
  146. Weaving An Illogical Argument Around A Misinterpretation Of Halliday
  147. Martin's Reasons For Not Devising Genre Systems
  148. Why Martin Prefers His Own Model To Halliday's
  149. Misrepresenting Halliday On Context, Register And Genre
  150. Misconstruing A Higher Order Of Experience As A Lower Level Of Symbolic Abstraction
  151. Misconstruing One Mode System As Register And Another As Genre
  152. Misconstruing First & Second Orders Of Field
  153. Strategically Misrepresenting Hasan
  154. Why Martin Prefers His Own Model To Hasan's
  155. Asserting The Opposite Of What Is True
  156. Misunderstanding Realisation
  157. Misrepresenting Martin (1992)
  158. Misconstruing Heteroglossia And Dialogism As System And Process
  159. Misrepresenting Martin (1992) On Register & Genre
  160. Addressing "The Central Problem In Marxist Theory" By Adding A More Abstract Level
  161. Ignoring Halliday's Caution Against Premature Articulation
  162. Preparing To Misconstrue Bernstein's Codes As Ideology
  163. Misrepresenting Hasan
  164. Misunderstanding Semantic Variation And Bakhtin
  165. Martin's Reasons For Not Devising Ideology Systems
  166. Misconstruing Bernstein's Coding Orientation As Ideology
  167. Discursive Power And The Evolutionarily Necessary Resolution Of Semiotic Tension Through Dynamic Openness
  168. Confusing Linguistic Variabilty With Contextual Tension
  169. Misunderstanding System Architecture And Dynamics
  170. Affirming The Metastability Of Evolving Dynamic Open Systems
  171. Confusing Tenor (Context) With Interpersonal Meaning (Semantics)
  172. Subscribing To The Naturalistic Fallacy
  173. Misrepresenting Martin (1992) On Discourse Semantics And Contextual Theory