The Resource Interpretation and understanding, Marcelo Dascal

Interpretation and understanding, Marcelo Dascal

Label
Interpretation and understanding
Title
Interpretation and understanding
Statement of responsibility
Marcelo Dascal
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Our species has been hunting for meaning ever since we departed from our cousins in the evolutionary tree. We developed sophisticated forms of communication. Yet, as much as they can convey meaning and foster understanding, they can also hide meaning and prevent comprehension. Indeed, we can never be sure that a "yes" conveys assent or that a smile reveals pleasure. In order to ascertain what communicative behavior "means", we have to go through an elaborate cognitive process of interpretation. This book deals with how we achieve the daily miracle of understanding each other. Based on the autho
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
306.44
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P99.4.P72
LC item number
D37 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Interpretation and understanding, Marcelo Dascal
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 666-693) and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Interpretation and Understanding; Title page; LCC page; Contents; Foreword; Part I: Theorizing; Chapter 1 Pragmatics and communicative intentions; Chapter 2 Conversational relevance; Chapter 3 Strategies of understanding; Chapter 4 Two modes of understanding; Chapter 5 Individual and collective intentions; Chapter 6 How does a connective work? Between semantics and pragmatics: The two types of 'but' -- 'aval' and 'ela'; Chapter 7 Commitment and involvement; Chapter 8 Cues, clues, and context; Chapter 9 Models of interpretation; Part II: Applying
Control code
ocn298788287
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 714 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027226044
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24208206
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)298788287
  • pebcs1588114147

Library Locations

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