By Javier Valenzuela
By Javier Valenzuela
By David Wood
Over the earlier few a long time there was a gradually expanding curiosity and learn concentrate on the phenomenon of formulaic language within the fields of linguistics and utilized linguistics. Slowly, a constant definition has emerged, centring round the concept that formulaic sequences are multi-word devices with particular meanings or functions, and a few proof issues to their being processed mentally as wholes. Researchers from assorted backgrounds have pointed out the character and roles of formulaic sequences in language acquisition and creation, within the development of textual content and discourse, in spoken and written language, and in language instructing. The expanding quantity, range, and complexity of the nation of data approximately this rising sector of research is marshalled by way of this clever and well-written book.
By Dylan Glynn,Kerstin Fischer
In line with the expanding use of empirical tools in Cognitive Linguistics, the present quantity explores the makes use of of quantitative, specifically corpus-driven, concepts for the learn of which means. It exhibits how those strategies give a contribution to the center theoretical problems with Cognitive Semantics in addition to how they tell semantic research. The learn provided within the quantity constitutes a major step in the direction of an Empirical Cognitive Semantics.
By Louis M. Imbeau
George Bush’s 1988 crusade pledge, "Read my lips: no new taxes," has turn into a mantra should you mistrust politicians and bureaucrats. The gulf among what political leaders say and do seems widening, and in democratic societies all over the world, contributing to an environment of cynicism and apathy one of the citizenry. knowing the features and services of speech in coverage strategies is a demand for attempting to conquer this challenge; certainly, politicians and bureaucrats spend an exceptional percentage in their time and assets discoursing, i.e., writing, talking, and publishing. besides the fact that, there was scant research of political discourse; the purpose of this ebook is to fill this analytical hole, through exploring political speech from numerous views, together with normative, epistemological, and empirical. Incorporating insights from economics, political technological know-how, philosophy, and legislation, and proof from the USA, Canada, France, Italy, Turkey, and the european, the ebook addresses a large choice of well timed matters, including:.
Other questions explored contain: may still coverage makers continually inform the reality and the entire fact? What are the advantages and the prices of transparency? How do we get to the bottom of the plain contradiction among the democratic call for for transparency and the potency requirement of secrecy in lots of coverage components (budget guidance, financial coverage, international coverage, safeguard, etc.)? less than which stipulations is secrecy applicable in a democratic society? To what quantity might deception and lies bring about a breach of belief or to strength abuse? What are the most productive institutional mechanisms to avoid such abuse? jointly, the authors current new insights for figuring out political method and executive job, and recommend avenues for additional learn.
By Fritz Hermanns,Heidrun / Linke, Angelika / Wengeler, Martin Kämper
By Eliecer Crespo-Fernández
The quantity displays at the social and communicative features that sexual metaphors practice in a pattern of just about 2 hundred postings taken from web boards. How do humans take into consideration intercourse? How do humans stay away from conversing approximately intercourse? How do humans paraphrase sexual issues? It bargains an account of the way actual language clients comprehend sexual taboo in present-day English and likewise an excellent grounding in handbook corpus paintings on a qualitative level.
By John M. Anderson
By Sebastian Löbner
Das deutschsprachige Standardwerk bietet in Neuauflage eine aktuelle Einführung in die zentralen Phänomene, Fragestellungen und theoretischen Ansätze der linguistischen Semantik. Bei der schrittweisen Entfaltung der Thematik wird Wert auf Stimmigkeit, Kohärenz und Nachvollziehbarkeit der wissenschaftlichen Denkweise gelegt. Das Buch ist für Einführungsveranstaltungen im Bachelorstudium und zum Selbststudium geeignet.
Aus dem Inhalt: Bedeutung und Semantik – Dimensionen der Bedeutung – Ambiguität – NEU: Bedeutung und Kontext (Deixis, NP-Semantik, Präsuppositionen) – Prädikation – NEU: Verben (Alternationen, aspektuelle Klassen, Aspekt, Tempus) – Bedeutung und Logik (NEU: MIT PRÄSUPPOSITIONEN) – Bedeutungsbeziehungen – Bedeutung und Sprachvergleich – Bedeutung und Kognition – NEU: Frames – Formale Semantik.
Sämtliche Kapitel wurden aktualisiert, manche erweitert. Mit dem Kapitel über Frames wird an aktuellste semantische Forschung angeschlossen.
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By Peyman G.P. Sabet,Grace Q. Zhang
By Delia Bentley,Francesco Maria Ciconte,Silvio Cruschina
This publication presents the 1st ever large-scale comparative remedy of there sentences (there copula NP), in over a hundred Italo-Romance and Sardinian dialects spoken in Italy. It includes unique discussions of concentration constitution, predication and argument consciousness, definiteness results, and the linking among semantics and syntax in there sentences, advancing novel proposals in each one case. The authors try out influential hypotheses on existential buildings against
first-hand dialect facts; they argue that existential and locative there sentences fluctuate in concentration constitution and semantics, although they exhibit related morphosyntactic good points. the amount additionally offers the historic heritage of Romance there sentences, counting on the findings of the research of a considerable corpus of
early Italo-Romance vernacular texts. Couched within the framework of function and Reference Grammar, the dialogue totally engages with the monstrous to be had literature on existentials and locatives, hence being of curiosity to linguists of any theoretical persuasion. throughout the research of existentials and locatives, the quantity addresses key concerns in linguistic concept, whereas providing a useful resource of information for study at the Romance languages and a version in fieldwork-based microvariational