Steven Jones,M. Lynne Murphy,Carita Paradis,Caroline's Antonyms in English: Construals, Constructions and PDF

By Steven Jones,M. Lynne Murphy,Carita Paradis,Caroline Willners

ISBN-10: 0521761794

ISBN-13: 9780521761796

ISBN-10: 1107515580

ISBN-13: 9781107515581

The learn of antonyms (or 'opposites') in a language supplies very important perception into notice which means and discourse constructions. This e-book presents an intensive research of antonyms in English and provides an leading edge version of ways we mentally set up innovations and the way we understand contrasts among them. The authors use corpus and experimental the right way to construct a theoretical photograph of the antonym relation, its prestige within the brain and its construal in context. facts is drawn from traditional antonym use in speech and writing, first-language antonym acquisition, and regulated elicitation and decisions of antonym pairs by means of local audio system. The ebook additionally proposes ways that a better wisdom of ways antonyms paintings may be utilized to the fields of language expertise and lexicography.

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