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Tagmemic Discourse Theory


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Tagmemic Discourse Theory[1], as developed from the work of linguist, Kenneth L. Pike, is a theory of discourse founded upon certain axioms about human behaviour and language use that foreground the situated ness of all communication and the necessity of viewing every act of discourse as a form-meaning composite inseparable from communicators, their audiences, and the varied worlds they may construct and inhabit through the use of language.

[1] Tagmemic discourse theory  home page is at: and  as of 29 March 2002.