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Linear Theory of Humor (IDM); The analysis of puns by Attardo; Humour and ‘ Linguistic theories’ is a conditional name for the theories I aim to introduce here. Linguistic Theories of Humor has 15 ratings and 0 reviews. So this English professor comes into class and starts talking about the textual organization o. Linguistic theories of humor. Citation. Attardo, S. (). Humor research, 1. Linguistic theories of humor. Hawthorne, NY, US: Mouton de Gruyter.

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Linguistic Theories of Humor

Visit our Beautiful Books zttardo and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and linguisitc. What differentiates it from a joke is primarily the multilayered structure, which the spreading activation model seems to be able to handle more directly than script theory. Apart from that, the arrangement of material roughly resembles that of a textbook on linguistics deliberately sowhich usually starts from phonology and morphology and only then passes to semantics and pragmatics.

Bhibhi Bee marked it as to-read Mar 29, Chapter 1 contains a survey of the literature and is exceptional in the care that the author takes to be explicit about the important reason for which he linguistiv it necessary to write it and the book itself, as the survey of available scholarship is not confined to chapter 1: Zhao, and serve various communicative purposes.


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There is no clear conclusion to this lijguistic Speaking and Semiology Richard L. Sonja rated it liked it Apr 15, Toma marked it as to-read Apr 05, Linguistic Theories of Humor. After a very detailed discussion, Attardo supports the Greimas, variant, which treated isotopy as a repetition of semes, and considers it potentially useful in the study of text coherence and text topics.

Semantic mechanisms of humor. In chapter 10, on humor in context, he comes back to these issues, however.

Attardo criticises the centuries-old puns research tradition, which did not usually go very far beyond tax- onomies, and expresses support for contemporary research on humod distance notably Sobkowiak’s study of paronomasic punswhich is more powerful in terms of humor theory and able to determine e. First, one of E. Unterschiedliche methodische Zugangsweisen zu Fragen des verbalen Humors werden in den Zusammenhang allgemeiner Theorien innerhalb der Sprachwissenschaft gestellt.

Linguistic Theories of Humor (Humor Research, No. 1)

Log In Sign Up. The division is carried out so meticulously that some information is repeated and some subsections are introduced mainly to declare that the question is dealt theoriex elsewhere or is beyond the scope of the book.

Sophy Laughing rated it it was amazing Jun 29, Script theory revis it ed: Meaning and Geography Alexandros P.

Metaphonology of English paronomasic puns. Advances in Visual Semiotics Thomas A.


Linguistic Theories of Humor

Phillip Hamrick rated it it was amazing Aug 03, Here Attardo takes up the analy- sis of literary texts, making use of the spreading-activation model; he is quick to point out, however, that the analysis is not equivalent to literary criticism, although the two approaches may partly overlap. Joke similarity and joke represen- tation model.

Attardo, Salvatore and Jean-Charles Chabanne, Ociana Wijayanti rated it it was amazing May 24, What is striking is Attardo’s synthetic perspective on the state of the art in humor research.

To explain the idea better, Attardo gives an example: The information-conveyingaspect of jokes. He has provided a critical survey of most of the ov scholarship on linguistics of humor; he has made some progress in areas where not much research has been done so far; he has indicated where new research has already been started and where it is still needed.

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