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The Resource Blind people's pragmatic abilities, by Jolanta Sax-Wernicka

Blind people's pragmatic abilities, by Jolanta Sax-Wernicka

Label
Blind people's pragmatic abilities
Title
Blind people's pragmatic abilities
Statement of responsibility
by Jolanta Sax-Wernicka
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book offers an analysis of blind people's pragmatic abilities. By exploring the impact of visual impairment on the interpretation of utterances, it identifies common ground between the pragmatic analysis of comprehension and visual impairment, and shows how the study of pragmatics can be enriched by the study of visual impairment.It also investigates the role of accessible contextual cues and the effect of visual impairment on comprehension. Although it is generally accepted that context plays a crucial role in comprehension, it is still unknown what effect a lack (or insufficiency) of ce
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sak-Wernicka, Jolanta,
Dewey number
401/.450871
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pragmatics
  • Blind
Label
Blind people's pragmatic abilities, by Jolanta Sax-Wernicka
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Introduction; Chapter One; Introduction; Pragmatics -- the study of language understanding and context; Communication and comprehension; The Code Model; The Inferential Model; The Ostensive-Inferential Communication Model; Context; Perception and context; Context and general knowledge; Context and content; Misunderstandings and communication failures; Summary; Chapter Two; Introduction; Developmental pragmatics; The development of pragmatic abilities in sighted children; The development of pragmatic abilities in visually impaired children
  • The cognition and comprehension of blind adultsSummary; Chapter Three; Introduction; The study; Hypotheses; Participants; Material; Procedure; Analysis; Results and discussion; Implicature; Reference assignment; Ambiguity resolution; Humour and figurative language comprehension; Mind-reading; Concluding remarks and summary; Summary and Conclusion; References; Appendix A; Appendix B; Index
Control code
ocn987253255
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 275 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443891646
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)987253255
Label
Blind people's pragmatic abilities, by Jolanta Sax-Wernicka
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Introduction; Chapter One; Introduction; Pragmatics -- the study of language understanding and context; Communication and comprehension; The Code Model; The Inferential Model; The Ostensive-Inferential Communication Model; Context; Perception and context; Context and general knowledge; Context and content; Misunderstandings and communication failures; Summary; Chapter Two; Introduction; Developmental pragmatics; The development of pragmatic abilities in sighted children; The development of pragmatic abilities in visually impaired children
  • The cognition and comprehension of blind adultsSummary; Chapter Three; Introduction; The study; Hypotheses; Participants; Material; Procedure; Analysis; Results and discussion; Implicature; Reference assignment; Ambiguity resolution; Humour and figurative language comprehension; Mind-reading; Concluding remarks and summary; Summary and Conclusion; References; Appendix A; Appendix B; Index
Control code
ocn987253255
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 275 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443891646
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)987253255

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