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Language in Thought and Action - Samuel I. Hayakawa

Language in Thought and Action

Paperback Published: 1st January 1991
ISBN: 9780156482400
Number Of Pages: 196
For Ages: 14+ years old

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A revised, updated edition of S. I. Hayakawa's classic work on semantics. He discusses the role of language, its many functions, and how language shapes our thinking. Introduction by Robert MacNeil; Index.

Language and Survival
Symbols
Reports, Inferences, Judgments
Contexts
The Double Task of Language
The Language of Social Cohesion
The Language of Social Control
The Language of Affective Communication
How We Know What We Know
The Little Man Who Wasn't There
Classification
The Two-Valued Orientation
The Multi-valued Orientation
Art and Tension
Poetry and Advertising
The Dime in the Juke Box
The Empty Eye
Rats and Men
Towards Order Within and Without
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ISBN: 9780156482400
ISBN-10: 0156482401
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 14+ years old
For Grades: 9+
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 196
Published: 1st January 1991
Publisher: Harcourt Brace International
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 13.9  x 1.37
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 5