Argumentation analysis
Thread poster: siri_us
Jun 8, 2010

Hi everyone!

I am Russian student and this year I graduate from the university. Currently I am preparing my thesis where I am going to analyse argumentation in English.

For my analysis, I would like to use some written texts in English. The texts should contain argumentative dialogues.

Could anybody suggest me such texts (something from modern English literature, for example)? I am thinking about the most appropriate choice, but I have just very few ideas now... I like "The Picture of Dorian Gray" very much for its brilliant dialogues, but I would like to include something else into my analysis.

Thank you!

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Pygmalion Jun 8, 2010

Hi Siri,

I like too much this George Bernard Shaw' s romance.

you can find in it a lot of dialogues.


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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf Jun 8, 2010

the play by Edward Albee, if you want some fierce argument.

This was the first text that sprang to mind.

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Thank you so much! Jun 9, 2010

It is a brilliant idea to analyse plays, not novels, because they consist of dialogues! This is just what I need.

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