Language in Thought and Action
For over 50 years, LANGUAGE IN THOUGHT AND ACTION has examined language through the lens of modern semantics. With an understanding of the roles and different uses of language, one can better communicate with those around them. Like the first edition, LANGUAGE IN THOUGHT AND ACTION uses poignant and relevant examples to better explain the subtleties and nuiances of language.
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- Paperback | 287 pages
- 162.6 x 233.2 x 13.2mm | 408.24g
- 04 Jan 1990
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Heinle & Heinle Publishers Inc.,U.S.
- Florence, United States
- 5th Revised edition
Table of contents
1. Language and Survival. 2. Symbols. 3. Reports, Inferences, Judgments. 4. Contexts. 5. The Double Task of Language. 6. The Language of Social Cohesion. 7. The Language of Social Control. 8. The Language of Affective Communication. 9. How We Know What We Know. 10. The Little Man Who Wasn't There. 11. Classification. 12. The Two-Valued Orientation. 13. The Multi-valued Orientation. 14. Art and Tension. 15. Poetry and Advertising. 16. The Dime in the Juke Box. 17. The Empty Eye. 18. Rats and Men. 19. Towards Order Within and Without.