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Title Pragmatic markers and propositional attitude / edited by Gisle Andersen, Thorstein Fretheim
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (269 pages)
Series Pragmatics & beyond, 0922-842X ; new ser., 79
Pragmatics & beyond ; new ser., 79. 0922-842X
Contents PRAGMATIC MARKERS AND PROPOSITIONAL ATTITUDE; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; List of Contributors; Introduction; The role of the pragmatic marker like in utterance interpretation; Particles, propositional attitude and mutual manifestness; Procedural encoding of propositional attitude in Norwegian conditional clauses; Incipient decategorization of MONO and grammaticalization of speaker attitude in Japanese discourse; Procedural encoding of explicatures by the Modern Greek particle taha
Linguistic encoding of the guarantee of relevance: Japanese sentence-final particle YOMarkers of general interpretive use in Amharic and Swahili; The attitudinal meaning of preverbal markers in Gascon: Insights from the analysis of literary and spoken language data; Actually and other markers of an apparent discrepancy between propositional attitudes of conversational partners; Surprise and animosity: The use of the copula da inquotative sentences in Japanese; The interplay of Hungarian de (but) and is (too, either); Index
Summary In interactive discourse we not only express propositions, but we also express different attitudes to them. That is, we communicate how our mind entertains those propositions that we express. A speaker is able to express an attitude of belief, desire, hope, doubt, fear, regret or pretence that a given proposition represents a true state of affairs. This collection of papers explores the contribution of particles and other uninflected mood-indicating function words to the expression of propositional attitude in the broad sense. Some languages employ this type of attitude-marking device extensiv
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Pragmatics -- Congresses.
Propositional attitudes -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Kongress
Kongreß (Reims, 1998)
Reims (1998)
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Andersen, Gisle.
Fretheim, Thorstein.
LC no. 00028921
ISBN 9027283745 (electronic bk.)
9789027283740 (electronic bk.)