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Biblical Discourse Analysis
Charting of Colons and Clauses
Rhetorical Situation; Cultural Background; Schemas, Scripts, and Frames
Macrostructures and Meta-structures; Themes
Structural and Orthographic Paragraph Analysis
Constituent Structure Analysis
Foregrounding/Backgrounding; Salience Levels; Verb Ranking
Imperfects in Mark
Coherence & Transitions
Discourse Functions of Articles, Pronouns, and Conjunctions
Rhetorical Patterns (Cyclical, Chiastic, Spider Web, etc.)
Influence of Rhetorical Situation
Participant Reference (Subject and Object Tracking)
Clause Word Order
Intertextuality; Quotations and Quotation Formulas
by Bruce Terry
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Discourse analysis is the study of elements of a text that occur on or affect or are affected by the text on a level above that of the sentence.
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