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Reconciliation as [Lofty] Aim: A Genre Analysis of Iraq War-Era Women Veterans' Memoirs
(Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
Using the framework of rhetorical genre studies, this paper presents findings from an analysis of fifteen memoirs written by Iraq War-era women veterans. This work seeks to elucidate how the genre of "the war memoir" both ...
Moving Words / Words that Move: An Analysis of Discursive Practices Plaguing U.S. Servicewomen
(Virginia Tech; Veterans in Society: Changing the Discourse, 2013-04-15)
Through a rhetorical analysis of three terms commonly used in military culture to describe servicewomen, this paper aims to inform instructors of the influence repeated exposure to visual/verbal practices (Fleckenstein; ...
‘Performing for the Camera’ ?: Oral History Interviews of Female Military Service Personnel
This paper examines the discourse female military service personnel use to describe their military service. Using video-recorded oral history interviews available online from the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, ...