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Style And Intersubjectivity In Youth Interaction

Pub Date : 2018-02-19 | Author : Dwi Noverini Djenar | Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN 10 : 9781614516439
ISBN 13 : 161451643X

This book examines how style and intersubjective meanings emerge through language use. It is innovative in theoretical scope and empirical focus. It brings together insights from d..

The Pragmatics Of Personal Pronouns

Pub Date : 2015-11-15 | Author : Laure Gardelle | Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing Company

ISBN 10 : 9789027267832
ISBN 13 : 9027267839

This volume presents new research on the pragmatics of personal pronouns. Whereas personal pronouns used to have a reputation of poor substitutes for full NP’s, recent research s..

Language And Identity Across Modes Of Communication

Pub Date : 2015-03-10 | Author : Dwi Noverini Djenar | Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN 10 : 9781614513599
ISBN 13 : 1614513597

This edited collection examines how people use a range of different modalities to negotiate, influence, and/or project their own or other people's identities. It brings together li..

The Stylistics Of Fiction

Pub Date : 1990-01 | Author : Michael J. Toolan | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015016937784
ISBN 13 :

By means of a detailed examination of the text of William Faulkner's novel Go down, Moses, Toolan (English, U. of Washington) considers whether style is a linguistic topic, part of..

The Language Of Jokes

Pub Date : 2006-12-05 | Author : Delia Chiaro | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134970094
ISBN 13 : 1134970099

In this highly readable and thought-provoking book, Delia Chiaro explores the pragmatics of word play, using frameworks normally adopted in descriptive linguistics. Using examples ..

Communication Across Cultures

Pub Date : 2014-09-23 | Author : Heather Bowe | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781316216910
ISBN 13 : 1316216918

Communication across Cultures explores how cultural context affects the use and (mis)interpretation of language. It provides an accessible and interdisciplinary introduction to lan..

Grammar And Interaction

Pub Date : 2008-10-29 | Author : Emma Betz | Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9789027289933
ISBN 13 : 902728993X

This monograph provides a micro-analytic description of the structure and communicative use of syntactic pivot constructions in German. Using the methodology of Conversation Analys..