Epithets at the syntax-semantics interface /

This book is one of the first extensive cross-linguistic theoretical investigations on epithets. Epithets (such as "the bastard") are anaphoric expressions which take the shape of a definite description, contain an evaluative component, and are typically unstressed. This monograph shows th...

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Author / Creator:Patel-Grosz, Pritty, author.
Imprint:Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015.
Description:1 online resource (162 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Epithets.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
Semantics.
Semantics, discourse analysis, etc.
Grammar, syntax & morphology.
Linguistics.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- General.
Epithets.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
Semantics.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11908544
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ISBN:9781443883887
1443883883
9781443876193
1443876194
Summary:This book is one of the first extensive cross-linguistic theoretical investigations on epithets. Epithets (such as "the bastard") are anaphoric expressions which take the shape of a definite description, contain an evaluative component, and are typically unstressed. This monograph shows that, in order to understand the perplexing nature of epithets, one must consider what kinds of behavior they exhibit in different components of the language faculty. In this vein, the text adopts a broad approach, analysing epithets from the perspective of the syntax-semantics-pragmatics interface.The empirica.
Other form:Print version: Patel-Grosz, Pritty. Epithets at the syntax-semantics interface. 9781443876193 1443876194