Prosody and Humor (Benjamins Current Topics)

Prosody and Humor (Benjamins Current Topics)


this can be the first-ever book-length number of articles with reference to prosody and humor. The chapters are written through the famous leaders within the box and current the leading edge of the examine during this new interdisciplinary box of research. The publication covers a large diversity of languages, utilizing numerous theoretical techniques, starting from cognitive semantic theories, to discourse research, and anthropology. all of the contributions are anchored in instrumental empirical information research. the themes lined variety from humor in dialog, to sitcom scripts, from riddles to intonation jokes, from irony in a laboratory atmosphere to irony happening in dialog, from pals’ conversations in France, to enterprise conferences in rural Brazil. The unifying topic is the hunt for markers of the funny or ironical intentions of the audio system or of the style of interplay. initially released in Pragmatics & Cognition 19:2 (2011) and 19:3 (2011).

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