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Explorations in Semantics and Pragmatics, (electronic resource)

Label
Explorations in Semantics and Pragmatics
Title
Explorations in Semantics and Pragmatics
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The aim of this book is to show the way forward to a coherent view of language in which the achievement of the formalist paradigm is strengthened to the extent that its claims are weakened. A formal theory such as generative grammar is a special theory which is to be subsumed in a general theory of linguistic communication that also includes pragmatics. The tension between the psycho-formalist and the socio-functional views could be resolved in a synthesis whereby both the psychological and social natures of language are fully acknowledged. Semantics and pragmatics, representing these two natu
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Leech, Geoffrey N
Dewey number
400
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Semantics
  • Pragmatics
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Metalanguage
  • Speech acts (Linguistics)
Label
Explorations in Semantics and Pragmatics, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Contents
  • EXPLORATIONS IN SEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Acknowledgements; Table of contents; INTRODUCTION; 1. GRAMMAR AND RHETORIC WITHIN A FUNCTIONAL VIEW OF LANGUAGE; 1.0 Preface; 1.1 Grammar and Rhetoric; 1.2 Funetionalism and Formalism; 1.3 Textual and Interpersonal Rhetoric; 1.4 Via Media: Formalist Functionalism; 2. NATURAL LANGUAGE AS METALANGUAGE; 2.0 Preface; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Metalanguage: Examples and Definitions; 2.3 The Semantic Representation of Metareference; 2.4 The Problem of Direct and Indirect Speech
  • 2.5 The Problem of Semantic Acceptability in Reporting Sentences2.6 The Problem of Referential Opacity; 2.7 The Problem of Presuppositions; 2.8 Conclusion; 3. METALANGUAGE, PRAGMATICS, AND PERFORMATIVES; 3.0 Preface; 3.1 The Performative Hypothesis and the Pragmatic Analysis; 3.2 Indirect Speech and Modes of Mention; 3.3 A Sketch of the Pragmatic Analysis; 3.4 Comparison of the Performative Hypothesis and the Pragmatic Analysis; 3.5 Conclusion; 4. LANGUAGE AND TACT; 4.0 Preface; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 "Direct and Indirect Illocutions" versus "Sense and Force."
  • 4, 3 Searle 's Approach Compared With the Present One4,4 Gordon and. Lakoff 's Conversational Postulates; 4.5 Sadock's 'Extended Performative Hypothesis'; 4,6 Relation between Sense and Force; 4.7 Explanation of 'Indirectness ' by Conversational Principles; 4.8 Recapitulation; 4.9 The Logical Form (Sense) of a Sentence; 4.10 The Pragmatic Force of a Sentence; 4.11 Negative Politeness; 4.12 The Tact Maxim; 4.13 The Hinting Strategy; 4.14 Pragmatic Space; 4.15 Conclusion; FOOTNOTES; REFERENCES
Control code
ocn769342194
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (141 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027281098
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769342194
Label
Explorations in Semantics and Pragmatics, (electronic resource)
Publication
Contents
  • EXPLORATIONS IN SEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Acknowledgements; Table of contents; INTRODUCTION; 1. GRAMMAR AND RHETORIC WITHIN A FUNCTIONAL VIEW OF LANGUAGE; 1.0 Preface; 1.1 Grammar and Rhetoric; 1.2 Funetionalism and Formalism; 1.3 Textual and Interpersonal Rhetoric; 1.4 Via Media: Formalist Functionalism; 2. NATURAL LANGUAGE AS METALANGUAGE; 2.0 Preface; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Metalanguage: Examples and Definitions; 2.3 The Semantic Representation of Metareference; 2.4 The Problem of Direct and Indirect Speech
  • 2.5 The Problem of Semantic Acceptability in Reporting Sentences2.6 The Problem of Referential Opacity; 2.7 The Problem of Presuppositions; 2.8 Conclusion; 3. METALANGUAGE, PRAGMATICS, AND PERFORMATIVES; 3.0 Preface; 3.1 The Performative Hypothesis and the Pragmatic Analysis; 3.2 Indirect Speech and Modes of Mention; 3.3 A Sketch of the Pragmatic Analysis; 3.4 Comparison of the Performative Hypothesis and the Pragmatic Analysis; 3.5 Conclusion; 4. LANGUAGE AND TACT; 4.0 Preface; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 "Direct and Indirect Illocutions" versus "Sense and Force."
  • 4, 3 Searle 's Approach Compared With the Present One4,4 Gordon and. Lakoff 's Conversational Postulates; 4.5 Sadock's 'Extended Performative Hypothesis'; 4,6 Relation between Sense and Force; 4.7 Explanation of 'Indirectness ' by Conversational Principles; 4.8 Recapitulation; 4.9 The Logical Form (Sense) of a Sentence; 4.10 The Pragmatic Force of a Sentence; 4.11 Negative Politeness; 4.12 The Tact Maxim; 4.13 The Hinting Strategy; 4.14 Pragmatic Space; 4.15 Conclusion; FOOTNOTES; REFERENCES
Control code
ocn769342194
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (141 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027281098
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769342194

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