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Expressing Grief through Messages of Condolence: A Genre Analysis.

  title={Expressing Grief through Messages of Condolence: A Genre Analysis.},
  author={A. E. Kongo and K. W. Gyasi},
Death is an unpleasant but common human phenomenon that usually puts humans in a state of unrest and grief. When such an unpleasant incidence befalls us, our neighbours, acquaintances, and friends try to sympathize with us, and the same gesture is reciprocated when they are in the same situation. The primary objective of this study is to analyze messages of condolence in terms of its schematic structure and linguistic features. Using the rhetorical approach to genre analysis, the study examined… 

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