This entry includes the Table of Contents and References cited for Local man loses pants, life.
|1.1 Aim and scope||1|
|1.2 Syntactic aspects||2|
|2.1 Coordination and markedness||3|
|2.2 The newspaper headline||6|
|3 Material and method||9|
|3.1 Online newspapers||9|
|3.2 The countries||10|
|3.3 The newspapers||11|
|3.5 The corpus||13|
|3.6 Not included in the corpus||15|
|4 Results and discussion||16|
|4.1 By country||16|
|4.2 By phrase type||21|
|4.3 “Tabloid” vs. “serious”||25|
|5 Summary and conclusions||26|
|Appendix 1: The corpus|
|Appendix 2: Email from Washington Post|
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Chalker, Sylvia and Edmund Weiner. 1994. Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar. Oxford University Press: Oxford.
Greenbaum, Sidney and Randolph Quirk. 1990. A Student’s Grammar of the English Language. Pearson: Harlow.
Harrigan, Jane T. and Karen Brown Dunlap. 2004. The Editorial Eye. 2nd ed. Bedford/St. Martin’s: Boston.
Imicciulla, Linnea M. 2011. Factors Predicting the Use of Passive Voice in Newspaper Headlines. Unpublished PhD dissertation, Boston University.
Mårdh, Ingrid. 1980. Headlinese: On the Grammar of English Front Pages. Lund: CWK Gleerup/LiberLäromedel.
Websites referenced in the thesis (links functioning when checked on June 1, 2012):
Websites of newspapers included in the corpus:
Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/
Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/
New York Post http://www.nypost.com
USA Today http://www.usatoday.com
Daily Mirror http://www.mirror.co.uk
Daily Mail http://www.dailymail.co.uk
The Guardian http://www.guardian.co.uk
The Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk
The Australian http://www.theaustralian.com.au
The Age http://www.theage.com.au
Toronto Star http://www.thestar.com/
Calgary Sun http://www.calgarysun.com/