Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 5 of about 5 related to Papers on computational and cognitive science: proceedings of the Conference ....   

Markedness: The Evaluative Superstructure of Language

Edwin L. Battistella - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1990 - 265 pages
Battistella traces the development of markedness theory as a central part of structuralist theories of language. He outlines the concepts of marked and unmarked from Prague ...
Limited preview - About this book

The Logic of Markedness

Edwin L. Battistella - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 192 pages
Theories of language espoused by linguists during much of this century have assumed that there is a hierarchy to the elements of language such that certain constructions, rules ...
Limited preview - About this book

Bad Language: Are Some Words Better Than Others?

Edwin L. Battistella - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 230 pages
Is today's language at an all-time low? Edwin Battistella argues that it is wrong to think of slang, regional dialects and nonstandard grammar as simply breaking the rules of ...
Limited preview - About this book

Sorry about That: The Language of Public Apology

Edwin L. Battistella - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2014 - 217 pages
People do bad things. They misspeak, mislead, and misbehave. They lie, cheat, steal, and kill. Often, afterward, they apologize. But what makes a successful apology? Why does ...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search