Textual Theme Essay

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4.1.1.3 Textual Themes The last type of theme existing in the student’s thesis is the textual themes. The table below pictures the distribution of textual themes in the student’s thesis: Table 4.3 The Distribution of Textual Themes in Undergraduate Student’s Thesis Chapter Textual Themes in Each Chapter Percentage Total Number of Clauses Percentage I 44 17.46 110 16.36 II 111 44.04 313 46.57 III 17 6.74 55 8.18 IV 53 21.03 131 19.49 V 27 10.71 63 9.37 Total of Textual Themes 252 100 672 100 The table shows that the author applies textual themes in a higher frequency in her text compared to the interpersonal themes. The number of occurrence of the textual themes is 252 times out of 672 clauses. The occurrence of textual themes in the text…show more content…
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