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Semantics

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  • Information Structure and Sentence Formby Knud Lambrecht

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 76.00

    This major contribution to the study of discourse pragmatics investigates the 'information structure' of sentences. more...

  • Modificationby Marcin Morzycki

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 88.00

    An accessible guide to the linguistic semantics of adjectives, adverbs, gradability, vagueness, comparatives, and modification more generally. more...

  • Modality and Propositional Attitudesby Michael Hegarty

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00

    The semantics for modal interpretation yields two types of belief ascriptions, elucidating various semantic phenomena and fluent aphasia. more...

  • My Revision Notes: WJEC GCSE English Languageby Victoria Peers

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 13.23

    Unlock your full potential with this revision guide that focuses on the key skills you need to succeed in WJEC GCSE English Language. - Enables you to practise, revise and reinforce the skills required for each question type by working through structured tasks and clear guidance on what the examiner is looking for - Improves exam skills with Test... more...

  • Do You Speak American?by Robert Macneil; William Cran

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 23.95

    Is American English in decline? Are regional dialects dying out? Is there a difference between men and women in how they adapt to linguistic variations? These questions, and more, about our language catapulted Robert MacNeil and William Cran?the authors (with Robert McCrum) of the language classic The Story of English ?across the country in search... more...

  • Out of Orderby A. M. Jenkins

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 4.99

    Colt's perfect life crumbles when his girlfriend breaks up with him and looming academic ineligibility threatens his baseball career. For a guy who gets by on his good looks and talent with a bat, Colt knows that he could be facing his toughest challenge ever. Just as she did in her acclaimed novel Damage, author A. M. Jenkins strikes to the heart... more...

  • Semiotik / Semiotics. 1. Teilbandby Roland Posner

    De Gruyter 1997; US$ 756.26

    The conceptualization of sign processes in all their variations as a unitary phenomenon connecting living nature with human culture and distinguishing them both from inanimate nature may serve as a key to providing the human, social, engineering, and natural sciences with a common theoretical basis for well-defined division of labor and... more...

  • Pragmatics and Non-Verbal Communicationby Tim Wharton

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 37.00

    Examines non-verbal behaviours from a pragmatic perspective, establishing the role they play in our communication. more...

  • Seven Tears into the Seaby Terri Farley

    Simon Pulse 2010; US$ 13.99

    Beckon the sea, I'll come to thee.... Shed seven tears, perchance seven years.... At the age of ten, Gwen Cooke had a strange encounter with a boy with dark, slightly tilted eyes. He came to her on the beach, whispered strange words in her ear, and then disappeared. Shortly thereafter, her family moved away from their seaside home and Gwen never... more...

  • A Hybrid Theory of Metaphorby Dr Markus Tendahl

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 125.00

    A provoking new approach to how we understand metaphors thoroughly comparing and contrasting the claims made by relevance theorists and cognitive linguists. The resulting hybrid theory shows the complementarity of many positions as well as the need and possibility of achieving a broader and more realistic theory of our understanding. more...