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Ferdinand de Saussure Course in General Linguistics

Ferdinand de Saussure Course in General Linguistics This article discusses Saussure’s book Course in General Linguistics, Langue and Parole, Structuralism, Sign and other concepts. Ferdinand de Saussure (1857 – 1913) was a Swiss thinker who is very well known for his work in the fields of Linguistics and Semiotics. He began teaching Linguistics in 1907. ‘Cours […]

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Structuralism in Literary Criticism

Structuralism in Literary Criticism Structuralism in literary criticism is a movement that began in early 1900’s and affected a number of fields like Sociology, Linguistics, Anthropology, Literature, Psychology, Semiotics, and so on.  Structuralism is based on the belief that each of human constructions must have an underlying structure. In case of literary criticism, for instance, […]

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