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Pragmatic aspects of English text structure

by Larry Bert Jones

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Published by Summer Institute of Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington in Dallas, TX, [Arlington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Discourse analysis.,
  • Pragmatics.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 141-150.

    StatementLarry Bert Jones.
    SeriesSummer Institute of Linguistics publications in linguistics ;, publication no. 67
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1422 .J58 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 150 p. ;
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3509921M
    ISBN 100883120887
    LC Control Number82062052

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Pragmatic aspects of English text structure. Dallas, TX: Summer Institute of Linguistics ; [Arlington]: University of Texas at Arlington, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Larry Bert Jones.

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Meaning relationships in general cannot be understood independently of human cognitive structure, including the metaphorical and cultural aspects of that structure.

Sweetser shows that both lexical polysemy and pragmatic ambiguity are shaped by our metaphorical folk understanding of epistemic processes and of speech interaction.