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Building Categories in Interaction

by Caterina Mauri
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company
Release Date: 2021-12-15
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Pages: 467 pages
ISBN 13: 9027258996
ISBN 10: 9789027258991
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Synopsis : Building Categories in Interaction written by Caterina Mauri, published by John Benjamins Publishing Company which was released on 2021-12-15. Download Building Categories in Interaction Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Then, he also uses the approximation strategy una cosa del genere ('something like that') to further signal the existence of other potential (not really defined, quite vague) items, making his attempts to build a context-based category ... -- This book addresses the topic of linguistic categorization from a novel perspective. While most of the early research has focused on how linguistic systems reflect some pre-existing ways of categorizing experience, the contributions included in this volume seek to understand how linguistic resources of various nature (prosodic cues, affixes, constructions, discourse markers, ...) can be ‘put to work’ in order to actively build categories in discourse and in interaction, to achieve social goals. This question is addressed in different ways by researchers from different subfields of linguistics, including psycholinguistics, conversation analysis, linguistic typology and discourse pragmatics, and a major point of innovation is represented in fact by the interdisciplinary nature of the volume and in the systematic search for converging evidence.

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