Author: Young-Soon Park
Hardback: ISBN: Pages: 332 Price: U.S. $ 15.31
This book is an introduction book of pragmatics targeted to undergraduate and graduated students in Korea.
This book takes up the following seven matters. First, it introduces main concepts of pragmatics and considers the essence of pragmatics. Second, it discusses the relationship between pragmatics and other linguistic disciplines. Third, it examines constituents of pragmatics. Fourth, it reviews pragmatic principles. Fifth, it investigates pragmatic aspects from various angles, i.e. discourse marking, ellipsis, topic, focus, discourse strategy, etc. Sixth, it gives careful consideration to the generation of pragmatic meanings and its interpretation. Finally, it analyzes texts of spoken and written language from a viewpoint of pragmatics.