A Genre Analysis of Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11
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The research analyses Michael Moore’s documentary, Fahrenheit 9/11, from a critical linguistic perspective. It provides a detailed analysis of its generic structure also relying on the concept of text type. Furthermore, by employing methodologies proposed in the critical discourse analysis and social semiotics frameworks, it explores how ideological linguistic structures have been used in order to achieve the persuasive purpose of the documentary.