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Language of Jokes: Analyzing Verbal Play

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Explores the pragmatics of word play, using frameworks normally adopted in descriptive linguistics. Examines the structure of jokes, quips, riddles, asides, and the extent to which they can be universal and specific to one culture. This title available in eBook format. Click here for more information. Visit our eBookstore at: www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [124]-127) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415030908
Author:
Chiaro, Delia
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Group
Author:
Chiaro Delia
Location:
London ;
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Pragmatics
Subject:
Sociolinguistics
Subject:
Play on words
Subject:
Joking.
Subject:
Plays on words
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
General-General
Series:
New Accents
Series Volume:
38 (1987
Publication Date:
19920531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
140
Dimensions:
5.51x8.50x.32 in. .41 lbs.

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