Aspects of Verbal Humour in English

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Gunter Narr Verlag, 1997 - English language - 217 pages
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Contents

Humour and Verbal Humour
3
Graphological Phonological and Morphological Levels
21
Syntactic LexicalSemantic and Pragmatic Levels
42
Catch Phrases Rule OK Allusive Puns Analyzed
73
The DO IT Joke Frame and its Variants
84
Punning Allusions in British Print Media
93
Social and Cultural Aspects of British Comedy and Humour
132
Part IV
157
Some Implications for its Use and Learning
175
Guardian Article on Catchphrases
194
The Status of Verbal Humour in German Society
200
Bibliography
210
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