linguistics

Mediatiion Of Central Metaphors In Narrative Discourse

To set out from the logical starting-point would require a foregrounding of the employed definition of the narrative from among all the various and discrepant definitions suggested for it. As H. Porter Abbot points out, the number of the events or actions and the necessity of a narrator are points...

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You Just Don T Understand

Tannen?s book, “You Just Don?t Understand,” explains heterogeneous facts about men and women?s communication styles. Tannen says these gender differences are sorted out, men and women can recognize and understand how to confront real conflicts, rather than fighting styles. When men and women learn to accept the opposite sex?s conversational...

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Diversity Within English

In order to understand how language variation descriptors are used, we first must understand what language variation is. We can say that the U.S. is linguistically diverse because of the multitude of languages spoken here, but we can also find diversity within these languages. All languages have both dialectical variations...

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