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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2022, 4(2); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2022.040209.

Transitivity Analysis of Full Power of Women in Systemic Functional Grammar


Ai Fengbo

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Ai Fengbo

Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, Tianjin, 300222, China


The research is a transitivity analysis of Priyanka Chopra's speech: Full Power of Women in Systemic Functional Grammar. Systemic Functional Grammar has been considered as one of the most prominent and effective linguistic theories for discourse analysis and M. A. K. Halliday is the main representative. Priyanka Chopra’s speech arouses wide attention and can touch the hearts of the audience. The study on Chopra’s address can reveal the relations between language and its meaning which can help the researchers get a better understanding of the speeches conveyed. Both qualitative and quantitative methods are adopted complementarily in this study to explore how transitivity analyses are realized in Priyanka Chopra's speech and then find out the characteristics of her speech and reveal the deep meanings of Chopra's speeches and the speech skills beneath them. According to the analysis of transitivity of Priyanka Chopra's speech, the author finds some distinguished features of Priyanka Chopra's speech such as standing in ordinary people's shoes to express her ideas, focusing on the spirit of dedication, emphasizing the importance of education, and encouraging the girls to face the difficulties bravely and tap their potential to make their dreams come true.


Speech, Transitivity, Process

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Ai Fengbo. Transitivity Analysis of Full Power of Women in Systemic Functional Grammar. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 2: 45-51. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2022.040209.


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