By C. O'Sullivan
By Laila Dybkjær,Wolfgang Minker
By Eliecer Crespo-Fernández
The quantity displays at the social and communicative features that sexual metaphors practice in a pattern of virtually 200 postings taken from net boards. How do humans take into consideration intercourse? How do humans steer clear of speaking approximately intercourse? How do humans paraphrase sexual subject matters? It deals an account of the way actual language clients comprehend sexual taboo in present-day English and in addition a good grounding in handbook corpus paintings on a qualitative level.
By Michael Levison,Greg Lessard,Craig Thomas,Matthew Donald
The formalism is designed to symbolize which means as came upon at numerous degrees, together with easy semantic devices and family, notice which means, sentence-level phenomena, and text-level which means. via drawing on primary ideas of software layout, the proposed formalism is either effortless to learn and alter but sufficiently strong to permit for the illustration of advanced semantic phenomena.
In this monograph, the authors introduce the formalism and express its uncomplicated constitution, use it on the research of the semantics of numerous linguistic phenomena in either English and French, and use it to symbolize the semantics of a number of texts starting from unmarried sentences, to textual excepts, to a whole story.
By Frank Sode
Die those dieser Arbeit ist, dass der Konjunktiv in der indirekten Rede ein logophorischer Modus ist, d.h. ein Verbmodus, der sich auf eine von der Sprecherperspektive verschiedene Perspektive bezieht. Dieser Vorschlag wird formal-semantisch ausgearbeitet und gegen eine Reihe von anderen formal-semantischen Vorschlägen in der Literatur verteidigt.
By Armin Burkhardt,Brigitte Nerlich
Tropes aren't in simple terms rhetorical capability, that are used as an artistic and / or persuasive linguistic skill in poetry and public speech. also they are a cognitive device which is helping humans to appreciate the realm and to specific their global. As they're the root on which our worldview or even our daily speech is based, the query needs to be posed to whether utterances containing tropes might be stated to be actual. This has been an epistemological challenge when you consider that Nietzsche expressed his doubts in regards to the danger that figurative language may perhaps supply entry to fact. in spite of the fact that, given that then learn has paid little recognition to this query. ‑18 papers via linguists, philosophers, psychologists and literary students were amassed during this quantity. Their 21 authors use a number of methods or paradigms so that it will outline metaphor, metonymy, synecdoche, irony, euphemism, antonomasia and hyperbole and locate a solution to the the most important epistemological questions, specifically no matter if and to what quantity utterances containing tropes may be stated to be precise or false.
By Östen Dahl
By Steven Jones
This ebook demonstrates how conventional linguistic concept will be revisited, up-to-date and challenged within the corpus age. it is going to be crucial interpreting for students drawn to antonymy and corpus linguistics.
By Jonathan Roper
By Hubert Cuyckens,René Dirven,John R. Taylor
This accrued quantity provides noticeably new instructions that are rising in cognitive lexical semantics learn. a few papers rekindle the polysemy vs. monosemy debate, and testify to the truth that polysemy is not any longer easily taken with no consideration, yet is at present a way more contested factor than it was once within the Eighties and Nineties. different papers provide clean views at the prototype constitution of lexical different types, whereas ordinarily permitted notions concerning the radial community constitution of different types are wondered in papers at the improvement of observe which means in baby language acquisition and in diachrony. extra issues comprise the interplay of lexical and constructional that means, and the connection among note meanings and the contexts within which the phrases are encountered.
This ebook is of curiosity to semanticists and cognitive linguists, in addition to to students operating within the broader box of cognitive science.