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Media Studies
Course
MDSA01H3
Professor
Ted Petit
Semester
Fall

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A2- Register and style PS. Half the notes are written What makes style appropriate? • Register consists of style choices appropriate to the situation • Mass media discourse (magazines, television) there is no direct audience • media creates own style of addressee to the audience Accents in broadcasting • accent= variation of sound level  eg; in England they pronounce bath as ba0, the a is long • dialect= variations of not only sound level but level of vocab, grammar Received Pronunciation • RP= accent most identified with public school English • Jones describes RP as most usually heard in everyday speech • It’s a accent of socio economic status • Became popular when Lord Reith adopted it Stylistic b/w speech and writing • Contrasting channels of commu
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