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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Discourse and Perspective in Cognitive Linguistics
Edited By: Wolf-Andreas Liebert
Linda R. Waugh
Gisela Redeker
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 151

Cognitive models, perspectives, and the construction of situated meaning have always been core concepts in Cognitive Linguistics. The papers in this volume present applications of those concepts to the study of discourse phenomena like the use and interpretation of metaphors, modal expressions, focus particles, tag questions, indirect speech acts, and iconographic textual references. The volume also includes two studies focussing on cognitive processes involved in discourse production.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Cognitive Science
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027236550
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: NLG 190.00
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556198663
ISBN-13: 9781556198663
Prices: U.S. $ 149