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Date: 29 August 2007 Venue: Viva Room 1, Graduate School, UPM Title: Writing Styles in Malaysian Travel Magazines By: Majidah Hashim Abstract: This study brings together three primary linguistic understandings, namely Halliday’s concept on Social Semiotics, Labov’s Fully Developed Natural Narrative, and Halliday’s Textual Metafunction. Supported by five features of style – typography, ellipsis, intertextuality, […]


The presenter (left) with friends A research paper submitted for presentation at the Malaysia international Conference of Languages, Literatures and Cultures (MICOLLAC) 2007 Majidah Hashim Master of Arts Universiti Putra Malaysia Abstract According to Jaworski and Coupland (1999), stories or narratives are discourse accounts of factual or fictitious events which take, have taken or will […]