From Etymology to Pragmatics: Metaphorical and Cultural Aspects of Semantic Structure

Sweetser, Eve

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Éditeur
Cambridge University Press
Pages
188
Parution
juillet 1991
Format
Livre broché
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
228 × 152 × 11 cm
EAN
9780521424424
  • Résumé

A new approach to the analysis of the multiple meanings of English modals, conjunctions, conditionals and perception verbs. Although such ambiguities cannot easily be accounted for by feature-analyses of word meaning, the author's argument shows that they can be analyzed readily and systematically.
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