Journal of fundamental and applied researches

Графические особенности сетевого дискурса в японском и английском языках

2012. №4, pp. 86-90

Tkacheva Svetlana I. - student, Astrakhan State University, 414056, Russia, Astrakhan, 20а, Tatishchev st., e-mail:,

The article is devoted to description and comparison of the graphic features of the network discourse in Japanese and English. The definition of the term «discourse is given, which is considered with regard to on-line communication, and also of the term «emoticon».

Key words: discourse,discursive practice,on-line communication,communication,emoticon,conversational style,punctuation,gyaru-moji,Leet style,kaomoji.