Discourse Analysis
Pre and Post-Islamic Revolution Obituaries in Iran: Did Ideology change the Move?

Saba Bashiri; Hiwa Weisi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 December 2023


  Obituaries serve as the most viable means to announce a person's death. Regarding the socio-political changes in Iran due to the Islamic Revolution, this descriptive-analytic study reports on a move-based analysis of obituaries belonging before and after the Islamic Revolution driven by Swales' ...  Read More

Discourse Analysis
Genre Variation in the Introduction of Scientific Papers in Iranian and International Computer Science Journals

Bahman Ebrahimi; Hiwa Weisi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Pages 51-82


  Introduction functions as a showcase in research articles (RAs). It motivates the reader to read the rest of the paper. However, writing a well-crafted introduction is a complex task, mainly when the writer generates the manuscript in another language. This study investigated the rhetorical differences/similarities ...  Read More