Download e-book for kindle: Discourse and Perspective in Cognitive Linguistics by Wolf-Andreas Liebert, Gisela Redeker, Linda R. Waugh

By Wolf-Andreas Liebert, Gisela Redeker, Linda R. Waugh

ISBN-10: 1556198663

ISBN-13: 9781556198663

ISBN-10: 9027236550

ISBN-13: 9789027236555

Cognitive types, views and the development of located which means have continually been center innovations in cognitive linguistics. The papers during this quantity current purposes of these strategies to the examine of discourse phenomena just like the use and interpretation of metaphors, modal expressions, concentration debris, tag questions, oblique speech acts, and iconographic textual references. The booklet additionally contains reviews concentrating on cognitive methods concerned about discourse creation.

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1 Relevance Theory (henceforth RT) proposed by Sperber & Wilson (1986, 19952), Blass (1990), Higashimori & Wilson (1996) and Lavin (to appear) can capture even not as a 'conceptual', but as a 'procedural' meaning. This newly developed cognitive analysis can be extended to provide the explanations for (i) some problematic data containing even; (ii) some Japanese counterparts sae/ sura/mo (cf. 'particle typology' Blass 1990); (iii) the relation between even in English and sae/sura/mo in Japanese, and the co-occurrence relation between saeI'sura and mo in Japanese.

Like Richard Nixon, heavyweight boxer George Foreman has had his pro­ fessional life documented by numerous icons and caricatures. The earliest George Foreman icon was constructed in the visual medium of television during the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. The text in (5) attempts to capture some of the significant features of that visually constructed George Foreman icon. (5) We first met him during the troubled summer of 1968, a year of inva­ sive images, most of which had strong racial overtones.

Selective inattention is criterial for categorization in that it allows us to ignore certain significant differences between experiences so that we can at­ tend primarily to the similarities between those experiences. In this instance, however, the selective inattention has the effect of a refusal on the part of the speaker to recognize any experiences in the life of Susan Smith other than her role in drowning her two sons. I will close this exposition on iconographie textual reference with the cari­ cature of Louis Farrakhan in (11).

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