Archive for the ‘war’ Category

Representation of soldiers’ wives and partners

In events, gender - women, individuals, social groups, war on June 11, 2008 at 4:57 pm

From today’s Sun. Might be good for its obviously gendered construction of Daniel Gamble’s girlfriend’s  identity (“Heartbroken Tammy”, “Inconsolable Tammy” , “pretty shop assistant Tammy”).

War in Afghanistan – reports from Telegraph

In events, war on June 8, 2008 at 9:42 am

I thought these were good links to articles about the war in Afghanistan and a video diary that might be good for transcription and analysis. The Telegraph articles are by Thomas Harding and I think they’d be interesting to analyse on their own as texts as well as ones to group together for study on ENGA2.

Telegraph article on paratroopers’ assault on Taliban

Paratroopers launch surprise attack

Video diary