Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya • ISSN 2075-7999
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2017 Vol. 10 Issue 52

Pavlova N.D.,Grebenschikova T.A. Intent-analysis of the post-eventual discourse on the Internet

Full text in Russian: Павлова Н.Д., Гребенщикова Т.А. Интент-анализ постсобытийного дискурса в интернете

Institute of Psychology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

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The paper is focused on the analysis of the post-eventual discourse functioning over the Russian Internet zone. The post-eventual discourse is considered as response to events and to the messages related to them. The empirical base consisted of the comments and discussions published on the popular news and entertainment websites in 2013-2015. The websites were selected according to its comments related to the actual topics of the World’s and Russian politics and the moderation providing absence of obscene lexis. The Intent-analysis was applied as the main method for reconstruction the actual speech intentions of speakers. The goal of the study was the comparison between news and post-eventual discourses,  including evaluation of the speech intentions’ alteration. The study shows the transformation of speech intentional structure from the neutral informative and analytical intentions over the news discourse to the negative intentions such as over the post-eventual discourse.  The negative intentions manifested in the post-eventual discourse includes categories of distancing  (for instance, «to reveal discontent», «to show malevolence», «to demonstrate resentment») and dialogical categories  (such as «to object», «to demonstrate sarcasm», «to humiliate  speaker»).  The speech intention of neutral estimation (such as «to explain», «to share opinion», «to suggest») and positive estimation (such as «to defend», «to stress positive treats», «to justify») reveal in the post-eventual discourse rarely. The original referential objects of the news discourse are changing: they could be generalized, concretized and transductively replaced.

Keywords: post-eventual discourse, internet discourse, communication, speech intentions, intent-analysis



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Received 11 October 2016. Date of publication: 24 April 2017.

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Pavlova Natalya D. Ph.D., Head of Laboratory of Speech Psychology and Psycholinguistics, Institute of Psychology, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Yaroslavskaya, 13, 129366 Moscow, Russia.
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Grebenschikova Taisia A. Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Institute of Psychology, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Yaroslavskaya, 13, 129366 Moscow, Russia.
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Pavlova N.D., Grebenschikova T.A. Intent-analysis of the post-eventual discourse on the Internet. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2017, Vol. 10, No. 52, p. 8. (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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