Do you usually think you are being understood? Do you think you really understand others? Have you, as many have, become so accustomed to confusion that you don't recognize it except when it is extreme? This book identifies and addresses some of the sources of confusion in discourse and offers ways of diminishing it.
Confusing Discourse is intended primarily for graduate students of language in linguistics, foreign languages, and in communication departments. However it may also be found useful to advanced undergraduates focusing on confusing discourse, understood as part of the phenomenon of discourse in general. This book may also be recommended to anyone trying to find out how language works and how its use and abuse relates to palpable everyday life problems.