Intertextuality in Selected English Newspapers in the Middle East Countries: A Critical Discourse Analysis
Asma Asaad Thamer, Ahmed Mohammed Bedu

This paper discusses intertextuality as a process of text production in the English newspapers in the Middle East countries. It employs the principles of critical discourse analysis and its qualitative methodology to investigate intertextuality and its ideological relevance in the data retrieved from online edition of three English-speaking newspapers in the Middle East region. The research findings indicate that the intertextuality is universal phenomenon that allows newspaper text-producers to incorporate multiple voices from various texts to achieve ideological purposes by forming their discourse to convey a suited interpretation to form the reader‟s mind in a special way.

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