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Discourse Features in the Lyrics of the Tamil Song 'Annaiyin Karuvil'

Thanalachime Perumal, Paramasivam Muthusamy, Che Ibrahim Salleh and Karunakaran Krishnamoorthy

Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, Volume 23, Issue 4, December 2015

Keywords: Texture discourse, Discourse analysis, Grammatical and Lexical usages, Eksophora, Coherence, Cohesive, Restatement, Cataphora and Reference

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This study is an attempt to analyse the Tamil movie song, 'Annaiyin Karuvil', meaning 'mother's womb' from the Tamil movie 'Haridass'. This song is one of the popular motivational songs of a Tamil lyricist, called Annamalai. The texture discourse of this song will be analysed in terms of grammatical and lexical usages found by making use of discourse analysis.

ISSN 1511-3701

e-ISSN 2231-8542

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