A Cross-Cultural Study of Some Selected Ghanaian and Foreign Recipes
作者: Isaac Afful
刊名: Studies in Linguistics and Literature, 2017, Vol.1 (1)
来源数据库: Scholink
DOI: 10.22158/sll.v1n1p29
原始语种摘要: The focal aim of this study was to investigate the recipes as professional genres in Ghanaian and foreign contexts, in terms of their schematic structures and linguistic features. Using Swales’ (1990) rhetorical approach to genre analysis, the study examined 20 recipes from well-known cookbooks. The analysis and discussion of the cross-cultural study pointed to three key findings. First, it was revealed that recipes are organised in six core moves. These are recipe title, serving details, ingredients list, methods, serving suggestions and additional notes. While additional notes and nutritional value per serving were frequently used in foreign recipes, they rarely occurred in Ghanaian recipes. Second, in terms of the textual space allocated to each move, the study revealed that the...
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  • grammatical 语法
  • textual 原文的
  • genre 风格
  • imperative 命令
  • serving 电缆外皮
  • rhetorical 修辞学
  • linguistic 语言学的
  • allocated 分配
  • foreign 外国的
  • features 特征