Discourse and Perspective in Cognitive Linguistics by Wolf-Andreas Liebert, Gisela Redeker, Linda R. Waugh

By Wolf-Andreas Liebert, Gisela Redeker, Linda R. Waugh

Cognitive versions, views and the development of positioned which means have constantly been center ideas in cognitive linguistics. The papers during this quantity current purposes of these innovations to the learn of discourse phenomena just like the use and interpretation of metaphors, modal expressions, concentration debris, tag questions, oblique speech acts, and iconographic textual references. The publication additionally comprises reviews concentrating on cognitive techniques thinking about discourse construction.

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However, as Jackson (1991) points out clearly, problems do arise in the critical theorists' appeal to Saussure. The problems Jackson identifies stem from the critical methodology known as rereading (or misreading), through which principles of Saussurean structuralism have been appropriated from the context of the socially-sensitive structuralist linguistic theory which gives them sub­ stance and re-interpreted for the specific purpose of constructing a critical theory that can provide sophisticated insights into the manipulation of language as an instrument of socio-political power.

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