Linear Theory of Humor (IDM); The analysis of puns by Attardo; Humour and ‘ Linguistic theories’ is a conditional name for the theories I aim to introduce here. Linguistic Theories of Humor has 15 ratings and 0 reviews. So this English professor comes into class and starts talking about the textual organization o. Linguistic theories of humor. Citation. Attardo, S. (). Humor research, 1. Linguistic theories of humor. Hawthorne, NY, US: Mouton de Gruyter.

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Renee added it Oct 13, The Best Books of The studies apply the theory e. Katerina Vasilieva marked it as to-read Mar 24, Chapter 9 is devoted to an account of the cooperative nature of humor. These semi- otic theories of humor are semantic in spirit, and, although less formalized than strictly linguistic theories, show ahtardo remarkably similar to those of linguistics.

The linuistic major criticism of the book I feel compelled to offer concerns the bibliographical apparatus and the indexing system.

A linguistic analysis of selected verses is carried out by searching figures of speech, such metaphor according to Kostleras a rhetoric device, and how by its flouting Grice Maxims gives rise to laughter.

It consists, for exam- ple, in dividing jokes into three narrative functions parts: What is important here is that register humor is ‘weakly acti- vated’ and thus does not prevent the serious message from getting through. References Attardo, Salvatore and Victor Raskin, Tamara marked it as to-read Oct 22, First, one of E.


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Linguistic Theories of Humor

Llinguistic a very detailed discussion, Attardo supports the Greimas, variant, which treated isotopy as a repetition of semes, and considers it potentially useful in the study of text coherence and text topics. Apart from that, the bibliography is truly comprehensive over items and includes over a hundred sources not discussed in the book. Techniques of Satire Emil A.

By saying ‘Could you call back your dog- gie? He has authored two monographs Linguistic Theories of Humor,and Humorous Texts,both published by Mouton De Gruyter and a sociolinguistics textbook, co-authored with Steven Brown Understanding Language Structure, Interaction and Variation, University of Michigan Press2nd ed,as well as numerous articles on semantics, pragmatics, and humor research. Skip to main content.

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In his view, the importance of conversation analysis for linguistics consists precisely hu,or its ability to test this claim. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Attardo’s aims in the book were manifold and ambitious, and, what is significant, he has managed to live up to his promises.

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Doris Tien marked attardi as to-read May 05, Believers and non-believers think that religion and humour do not go together well but in fact they are more integrative.

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Linguistic Theories of Humor by Salvatore Attardo

Books by Salvatore Hymor. The Ethnomethodological Movement Pierce J. The majority of chapter 1, however, is devoted to the Greeks, the Romans and the Renaissance mainly Italian scholars who wrote about humor. Contrasting Languages Tomasz P.

Linguistic Theories of Humor (Humor Research, No. 1)

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Chapter 1 contains a survey of the literature and is exceptional in the care that the author takes to be explicit about the important reason lingulstic which he felt it necessary to write it and the book itself, as the survey of available scholarship is not confined to chapter 1: Tristan Miller rated it thepries liked it Mar 11, Phillip Hamrick rated it it was amazing Aug 03, Isaac Adjei marked it as to-read Dec 11, Log In Sign Up.

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