Discourse Analysis: The Sociolinguistic Analysis of Natural Language (Language in Society, 4)



Linguistics Has Traditionally Concentrated On Studying Single Sentences Or Isolated Speech Acts In This Book Michael Stubbs Explores One Of The Most Promising New Directions In Contemporary Linguistics The Study Of Many Sentences And How They Fit Together To Form Discourse Using Many Examples Drawn From Recorded Conversations, Fieldwork Observations, Experimental Data, And Written Texts, He Discusses Such Questions As How Far Discourse Structure Is Comparable To Sentence Structure Whether It Is Possible To Talk Of Well Formed Discourse As One Does Of Grammatical Sentences And Whether The Relation Between Question And Answer In Conversation Is Syntactic, Semantic, Or Pragmatic.Discourse Analysis: The Sociolinguistic Analysis of Natural Language (Language in Society, 4)

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  • Paperback
  • 279 pages
  • Discourse Analysis: The Sociolinguistic Analysis of Natural Language (Language in Society, 4)
  • Michael Stubbs
  • English
  • 08 January 2017
  • 9780226778334

10 thoughts on “Discourse Analysis: The Sociolinguistic Analysis of Natural Language (Language in Society, 4)

  1. says:

    I wrote to a friend a few days ago that I was reading this book and could hardly put it down she wrote back saying she thought it amusing that a book with such an abstract title would hold me enthralled but look, it really has I ve been seeing much of my intellectually disabled older sister lately and so have become aware of communication mistakes she makes Two of these relate to conversational turn taking One is that she will jump in when she thinks of something she wants to say, no matter who else is talking or where they are up to in their part of the conversation This is disconcerting, as what she has to say is rarely on theme The other thing she does and this shows my own bad nature is that if you say something stupid to her like asking her if there will be nude dancing at a party she is going to she won t answer the question, but she still takes her turn in the conversation again with a completely random comment not related to the previous flow of the conversation.The point is that most of linguistics assumes that there is very little that can be said about language over and above sentence level Most of linguistics is concerned with whether or not a sentence is well formed However, the mistakes my sister makes have little or nothing to do with the internal grammar of her sentences Sociolinguistics is very concerned about the rules that apply to language beyond the sentence level For a sentence to be well formed it really also needs to makes sense within the conversat...

  2. says:

    how i can read this book

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