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Key terms in pragmatics

Nicholas Allott

Key terms in pragmatics

by Nicholas Allott

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Published by Continuum in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNicholas Allott
SeriesKey terms series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP99.4.P72 A45 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination251 p. ;
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24539706M
ISBN 101847063780, 1847063772
ISBN 109781847063786, 9781847063779
LC Control Number2010278321
OCLC/WorldCa429408179

Semantics and pragmatics. Semantics is the study of meaning in language.. connotation Additional meaning which arises due to the associations a word has.. denotation The relationship between a word and the non-linguistic, 'outside' world. For instance one could say that the denotation of cup is a small vessel-like object for holding beverages.. gradable A reference to certain adjectives which. A central concern of the book is the relation between pragmatics and semantics, and Dr Levinson shows clearly how a pragmatic approach can resolve some of the problems semantics have been confronting and simplifying semantic analyses. The complexity of these issues is not disguised, but the exposition is always clear and supported by helpful /5(5).

Key features • A handy and easily understandable reference book for students beginning the study of semantics or pragmatics • Supplies numerous cross-references to related terms • Contains an introduction which provides an overview of the field • Covers traditional terminology as well as terms relating to more recent approaches, such as.   The term pragmatics was first introduced by Charles Morris, a philosopher. He contrasts pragmatics with semantics and syntax. SYNTAX Syntax is the study of the grammatical relations of linguistic units to one another and the grammatical structures of phrases and sentences that result from these grammatical relations. The study of the relationship between linguistic forms,.

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