The Resource Creativity and convention : the pragmatics of everyday figurative speech, Rosa E. Vega Moreno, (electronic book)

Creativity and convention : the pragmatics of everyday figurative speech, Rosa E. Vega Moreno, (electronic book)

Label
Creativity and convention : the pragmatics of everyday figurative speech
Title
Creativity and convention
Title remainder
the pragmatics of everyday figurative speech
Statement of responsibility
Rosa E. Vega Moreno
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book offers a pragmatic account of the interpretation of everyday metaphorical and idiomatic expressions. Using the framework of Relevance Theory, it reanalyses the results of recent experimental research on figurative utterances and provides a novel account of the interplay of creativity and convention in figurative interpretation, showing how features 'emerge' during metaphor comprehension and how literal meaning contributes to idiom comprehension. The central claim is that the mind is rather selective when processing information, and that in the pragmatic interpretation of both literal
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vega Moreno, Rosa E
Dewey number
401/.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P37.5.F53
LC item number
V44 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
Series statement
Pragmatics & beyond.
Series volume
156
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Figures of speech
  • Pragmatics
  • Metaphor
  • Idioms
Label
Creativity and convention : the pragmatics of everyday figurative speech, Rosa E. Vega Moreno, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-243) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10185570
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 249 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Creativity and convention : the pragmatics of everyday figurative speech, Rosa E. Vega Moreno, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-243) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10185570
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 249 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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