Text Production: Instructive, Informative And Descriptive

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In linguistics, the term ‘text’ refers anything that is written or the provision of original words of something written, printed, or spoken for use while ‘production’ refers to the act of manufacturing or making something. According to Barthes (1977), text production is an area which studies the production process resulting in a text. Text production is mostly used in mass communication and media; it includes production studies and the text by focusing on the ways in which the production considers interpretation.
Text production is also seen as an umbrella term for all services that involve writing of texts in a specified order taking into account the type of text, the purpose of the text and the people who the text is intended to. Texts can
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Instructive texts tell you what to do, e.g. business letter. Persuasive texts try to convince you to do something, e.g. adverts persuade us (audience) to buy advertised products. Informative texts give you information about something e.g. newsletter and Newspaper inform readers (end-users) about the top stories and what is making the headlines and Tourist information leaflet informs the tourists about a specific touring site. Descriptive texts describe things to you in detail e.g. Romance novel describes in detail love between two…show more content…
These values create a viewpoint, which is presented through the use of numerous techniques. Biographies use convention such as narrative and point of view, as well as language and selection of detail. Documentaries also use language and selection of details and conventions such as interviews, juxtaposition, camerawork and dramatic music. Since we all have different values, all texts will have a different viewpoint and therefore never be completely neutral.
Text production places demands on semiotic and linguistic, intellectual and motivational capacities in quite different ways from speaking, which usually seems much more manageable. In conclusion, text production is a process that writers undergo in order to produce text. With the advancement of technology text production is also advancing and bringing about new jobs and job opportunities such as: E-Text Production Manager- is responsible for managing the reformatting books and other learning materials produced into accessible digital formats for

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