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Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes : The Human Dimension :  The Human Dimension - Marge E. Landsberg

Syntactic Iconicity and Linguistic Freezes : The Human Dimension

The Human Dimension

By: Marge E. Landsberg (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1995
ISBN: 9783110142273
Number Of Pages: 453
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Introductionp. 1
Iconicity in the basic serialization rules of Modern Germanp. 13
Iconicity, markedness, and processing constraints in frozen locationsp. 31
Nonarbitrariness and iconicity: Coding possibilitiesp. 47
On language internal iconicityp. 57
Semantic constraints on phonologically independent freezesp. 65
Categories of word order iconicityp. 79
Homo Ioquens as "sender-receiver" (i.e., transceiver) and the raison d'etre of sememic, lexemic and morphemic prefabs in natural language structures and language usep. 91
Deixis as an iconic element of syntaxp. 117
A binary approach to iconicity in word orderp. 131
The iconicity of "dative shift" in English: Considerations from information flow in discoursep. 155
The iconicity of focus and existence in Modern Hebrewp. 177
Iconicity in the lexicon and its relevance for a theory of morphologyp. 189
Adjectives vs. verbs: The iconicity of part-of-speech membershipp. 223
Triplicity and textual iconicity: Russian literature through a triangular prismp. 249
The iconicity of metaphorp. 265
Iconicity and expressive syntactic transformationsp. 285
Motor theory of language in relation to syntaxp. 307
The psychological basis of syntactic iconicityp. 331
Spatial structure as a syntactical or a cognitive operation: Evidence from signing and nonsigning childrenp. 343
Relationships between language and motor action revisitedp. 351
Preservation of syntactic icons in Alzheimer's diseasep. 365
Aphasia and synctactic iconicityp. 373
Syntactic iconicity and connectionist models of language and cognitionp. 393
Pragmatics and iconicityp. 419
Index of subjectsp. 433
Index of namesp. 443
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ISBN: 9783110142273
ISBN-10: 3110142279
Series: Studies in Anthropological Linguistics
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 453
Published: 1995
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.81

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