The Resource Speakers, listeners, and communication : explorations in discourse analysis, Gillian Brown

Speakers, listeners, and communication : explorations in discourse analysis, Gillian Brown

Label
Speakers, listeners, and communication : explorations in discourse analysis
Title
Speakers, listeners, and communication
Title remainder
explorations in discourse analysis
Statement of responsibility
Gillian Brown
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
TOC
Dewey number
302.2/24
Index
index present
LC call number
P95
LC item number
.B77 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Speakers, listeners, and communication : explorations in discourse analysis, Gillian Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-245) and index
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Contents
  • 1. Speakers, listeners and communication. 1.1. The nature of communication. 1.2. Variable interpretation in different contexts. 1.3. Variable interpretation among listeners. 1.4. Correct interpretation. 1.5. Adequate interpretation. 1.6. The gap between speaker and listener. 1.7. Minimising risk in communication --2. The Map task method. 2.1. Methods and problems with methods. 2.2. Background to the Map task. 2.3. A simple Map task. 2.4. Context and interpretation -- 3. Identifying features in a landscape. 3.1. The nature of reference. 3.2. The priority of reference in understanding language. 3.3. Sources of information. 3.4. Referring in a spatial domain. 3.5. Understanding referring expressions in a spatial domain. 3.6. Understanding constitutive expressions. 3.7. Achieving adequate interpretation of referring expressions -- 4. Guiding the listener through the landscape. 4.1. Locations and landscape features. 4.2. Deixis. 4.3. Deixis and the search field
  • 4.4. Person/entity deixis in referring expressions -- 5. The Stolen letter task: understanding reference to individuals in a narrative. 5.1. Narrative tasks. 5.2. The Stolen letter task. 5.3. Initial reference. 5.4. Distinguishing between potential referents. 5.5. Tracking referents through anaphoric expressions. 5.6. Lexis and referential identity. 5.7. Language and the world. 5.8. Constitutive expressions in the Stolen letter task -- 6. Understanding narratives. 6.1. The temporal structure of the Stolen letter task. 6.2. Temporal deixis. 6.3. Temporal deixis in the Stolen letter task. 6.4. Ordo naturalis in the Stolen letter task. 6.5. Achieving a shared perspective in the Stolen letter task. 6.6. How is context constrained in temporally structured tasks? -- 7. The listener and discourse comprehension. 7.1. Listener roles. 7.2. Shared context and shared information. 7.3. Expression meaning and speaker intentions
Control code
000011340306
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 251 p.
Isbn
9780521587051
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
94048079
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.b19021471
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  • 11340306lt
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