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Studies in Language Variation : Semantics, Syntax, Phonology, Pragmatics, Social Situations, Ethnographic Approaches - Ralph W. Fasold

Studies in Language Variation

Semantics, Syntax, Phonology, Pragmatics, Social Situations, Ethnographic Approaches

By: Ralph W. Fasold (Editor), Roger W. Shuy (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 1977
ISBN: 9780878402090
Number Of Pages: 320
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Introductionp. vii
Variation In Semantics, Syntax, And Phonology
A new look at -t, -d deletionp. 1
Polylectal comprehension and the polylectal grammarp. 12
Quantifier negative interactionp. 30
Variations on relative clauses in Italianp. 37
Acquisition models as models of acquisitionp. 51
Dialect variation in leismo: A semantic approachp. 65
The semantic basis of case alternation in Germanp. 88
Boston short a: Social variation as historical residuep. 100
Variation as a tool in linguistic and cultural reconstructionp. 108
Variation In Language Pragmatics
Syntactically versus pragmatically controlled anaphorap. 120
Some aspects of conditional sentence pragmaticsp. 136
Indirect speech acts: A natural class or notp. 152
The role of intonation in signifying speaker intentp. 164
Toward a definition of ironyp. 171
On the analysis of sentence adverbs: Evidence from explicit performative sentencesp. 184
Language Variation In Social Situations
The playback: An instance of variation in discoursep. 198
Beyond ethnography: A conversational analysis of auctionsp. 209
Information structures in discoursep. 226
How come you asked how come?p. 237
Ethnographic Approaches To Language Variation
The universality of conversational implicaturesp. 255
The hows and whys of Persian style: A pragmatic approachp. 269
Semantic systems, discourse structures, and the ecology of languagep. 283
Constants and variables of English kinship semanticsp. 294
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ISBN: 9780878402090
ISBN-10: 0878402098
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st January 1977
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.79