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I am a masters student writing a paper on Identity Construction. I am looking at the construction of National Identity discourse in mainstream media, emerging social media, and in interviews 'on the ground.' I don't have time to "analyse" spoken data but will be applying Systemic Functional Analysis to the newspaper articles and a blog.
Big Question: What theories should I be thinking of applying which allow me to use a method for collecting and interpreting the interview data without needing to record, transcribe and analyse it lexico- gramatically?