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Confusing Discourse

Authors: Janicki, K.

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About this book

We easily hear and see when people are talking and writing, but we often do not understand what they are talking or writing about . This book addresses some sources of confusion in discourse and offers suggestions for diminishing it.

About the authors

KAROL JANICKI is a Professor at the Department of Foreign Languages, University of Bergen, Norway. He is the author of Language Misconceived. Arguing for Applied Cognitive Sociolinguistics (2006).

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • What are You Talking About? — Language and Abstraction

    Janicki, Karol

    Pages 1-31

  • Learning New Words — How We Develop Meaning

    Janicki, Karol

    Pages 32-52

  • Words are Not What They Refer to — The Map is Not the Territory

    Janicki, Karol

    Pages 53-87

  • Words, Words, Words…, and Tables, Cars and Elephants — Intensional and Extensional Orientation

    Janicki, Karol

    Pages 88-124

  • The Good Guys and the Bad Guys — Two-Valued and Multi-Valued Orientation

    Janicki, Karol

    Pages 125-141

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eBook $84.99
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Hardcover $110.00
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  • ISBN 978-0-230-23260-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Confusing Discourse
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-25092-5
DOI
10.1057/9780230250925
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-23260-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 232
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