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  • Indirect Speech Acts

    Indirect Speech Acts
    av Nicolas Ruytenbeek

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108483179

    To achieve successful communication, it is crucial to say clearly what we mean, but, at the same time, we need to pay attention to the form of our utterances, to avoid misunderstandings and the risk of offending our interlocutors. To avoid these pit…

  • Implicatures

    Implicatures

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107565234

    An accessible and thorough introduction to implicatures, a key topic in all frameworks of pragmatics. Starting with a definition of the various types of implicatures in Gricean, neo-Gricean and post-Gricean pragmatics, the book covers many important…

  • The Semantics of Case

    The Semantics of Case
    av Olga Kagan

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108416429

    The phenomenon of case has long been a central topic of study in linguistics. While the majority of the literature so far has been on the syntax of case, semantics also has a crucial role to play in how case operates. This book investigates the rela…

  • Modification

    Modification
    av Marcin Morzycki

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107009752

    Modifiers and modification have been a major focus of inquiry for as long as the formal study of semantics has existed, and remain at the heart of major theoretical debates in the field. Modification offers comprehensive coverage of a wide range of…

  • Modification

    Modification
    av Marcin Morzycki

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521264167

    Modifiers and modification have been a major focus of inquiry for as long as the formal study of semantics has existed, and remain at the heart of major theoretical debates in the field. Modification offers comprehensive coverage of a wide range of…

  • Meaning and Humour

    Meaning and Humour
    av Andrew Goatly

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521181068

    How are humorous meanings generated and interpreted? Understanding a joke involves knowledge of the language code (a matter mostly of semantics) and background knowledge necessary for making the inferences to get the joke (a matter of pragmatics). T…

  • Irony

    Irony
    av Joana Garmendia

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107092631

    Irony is an intriguing topic, central to the study of meaning in language. This book provides an introduction to the pragmatics of irony. It surveys key work carried out on irony in a range of disciplines such as semantics, pragmatics, philosophy an…

  • Irony

    Irony
    av Joana Garmendia

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107465916

    Irony is an intriguing topic, central to the study of meaning in language. This book provides an introduction to the pragmatics of irony. It surveys key work carried out on irony in a range of disciplines such as semantics, pragmatics, philosophy an…

  • Attitude Reports

    Attitude Reports
    av Thomas Grano

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108423281

    Propositional attitude reports are sentences built around clause-embedding psychological verbs, like Kim believes that it's raining or Kim wants it to rain. These interact in many intricate ways with a wide variety of semantically relevant grammatic…

  • Implicatures

    Implicatures
    av Sandrine Zufferey

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107125650

    An accessible and thorough introduction to implicatures, a key topic in all frameworks of pragmatics. Starting with a definition of the various types of implicatures in Gricean, neo-Gricean and post-Gricean pragmatics, the book covers many important…

  • Imperatives

    Imperatives
    av Mark Jary

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107012349

    Imperative sentences usually occur in speech acts such as orders, requests, and pleas. However, they are also used to give advice, and to grant permission, and are sometimes found in advertisements, good wishes and conditional constructions. Yet, th…

  • Imperatives

    Imperatives
    av Mark Jary

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107632356

    Imperative sentences usually occur in speech acts such as orders, requests, and pleas. However, they are also used to give advice, and to grant permission, and are sometimes found in advertisements, good wishes and conditional constructions. Yet, th…

  • Semantics for Counting and Measuring

    Semantics for Counting and Measuring
    av Susan Rothstein

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521171823

    The use of numerals in counting differs quite dramatically across languages. Some languages grammaticalise a contrast between count nouns (three cats, three books) vs 'non-count' or mass nouns (milk, mud), marking this distinction in different ways.…

  • Semantics for Counting and Measuring

    Semantics for Counting and Measuring
    av Susan Rothstein

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107001275

    The use of numerals in counting differs quite dramatically across languages. Some languages grammaticalise a contrast between count nouns (three cats, three books) vs 'non-count' or mass nouns (milk, mud), marking this distinction in different ways.…

  • Metaphor

    Metaphor
    av L. David Ritchie

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107606661

    'Metaphor', a form of figurative language in which one thing or idea is expressed in terms of another, is becoming an increasingly popular area of study, as it is relevant to the work of semanticists, pragmatists, discourse analysts and also those w…

  • Metaphor

    Metaphor
    av L. David Ritchie

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107022546

    'Metaphor', a form of figurative language in which one thing or idea is expressed in terms of another, is becoming an increasingly popular area of study, as it is relevant to the work of semanticists, pragmatists, discourse analysts and also those w…

  • Naming and Indexicality

    Naming and Indexicality

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108428453

    How do words stand for things? Taking ideas from philosophical semantics and pragmatics, this book offers a unique, detailed, and critical survey of central debates concerning linguistic reference in the twentieth century. It then uses the survey to…