The order of discourseIn "The Order of Discourse," Foucault argues that discourse is controlled by certain functions, actions, or rules. is it always true that discourse can be limited ? 

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amy-lepore | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

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There are always rules of engagement--spoken or otherwise.  Even when, in debate or persuasive discourse, there seems that no true rules are being followed, the speaker has a strategy.  It's like chess.  You move, you anticipate the opponent's move, and you counter.

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wil u pl send a detailed anlysis of Foucault essay "The Order Of discourse" So That It Can Be Taught To P.G. Students. I Could Not Make Out Anything Out Of It. :(

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discourse | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

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Could you please let me know what does Michel mean by Order of Discourse?

thanks

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