Cross-cultural Pragmatics: The Semantics of Human Interaction

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Walter de Gruyter, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 502 pages
 

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Contents

semantics and pragmatics
1
Description of contents
20
Preliminary examples and discussion
27
Cultural values reflected in speech acts
47
Crosscultural pragmatics and different cultural values
67
Directness
88
Conclusion
129
Speech acts and speech genres across
149
Conclusion
282
Interjections across cultures
285
Volitive interjections
292
Emotive interjections
302
Cognitive interjections
326
Conclusion
337
only merely and just
346
Polish quantitative particles
379

Some Australian speechact verbs
165
Some examples of complex speech genres
183
Conclusion
196
More whimperative constructions
211
Additional remarks on the explication
218
its meaning
255
The illocutionary force of Italian reduplication
263
The absolute superlative in Italian and in English
270
Illocutionary grammar and cultural style
276
Conclusion
389
semantic representations
403
Verbal tautologies
431
constructions
444
semantics as a key
453
Bibliography
461
Subject and name index
487
Index of words and phrases
497
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