Pragmatics

Pragmatics

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In Pragmatics, the study of meaning derived from context, Jean Stilwell Peccei offers a practical introduction to this core area of linguistics. Pragmatics: * encourages the reader to look at different levels of meaning within sentences * provides a basic understanding of key pragmatic concepts * introduces two highly influential approaches to pragmatics: the Co-Operative Principle and Speech Act Theory * encourages the reader to apply basic analytical tools to real data, eg. advertising language and children's conversations * provides a range of activities, discussion questions, an answer key and further reading.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 112 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12.7mm | 385g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3 black & white tables
  • 1138834394
  • 9781138834392

About Jean Stilwell Peccei

Jean Stilwell Peccei is a Senior Research Fellow and visiting lecturer at the Roehampton Institute Londonshow more

Table of contents

1. What is pragmatics 2. Entailment 3. Presupposition 4. The co-operative principle and implicature 5. More on implicatures 6. Speech acts 7. More about speech acts 8. Politeness 9. Making sense 10. Exploring pragmatics: projectsshow more

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