Metarepresentation: A relevance-theory approach - Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 69 (Hardback)Eun-Ju Noh (author)
Hardback 258 Pages / Published: 01/12/1999
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Eun-Ju Noh's book provides a close look at linguistic metarepresentation showing how beliefs, utterances, and propositions are represented and how they are inferred. The author explains how metarepresentation works in various types of uses: quotations, negation, echo questions, and conditionals in terms of truth conditions and pragmatic enrichment. Ample examples are provided from the English language. The relevance-theory approach gives room for extralinguistic parameters to be considered, and suggestions are made for further research in cross-linguistic studies and metarepresentation.
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Co
Number of pages: 258
Weight: 460 g
Dimensions: 225 x 154 x 18 mm
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