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Analysing Scientific Discourse from A Systemic Functional Linguistic Perspective: A Framework for Exploring Knowledge Building in Biology

Analysing Scientific Discourse from A Systemic Functional Linguistic Perspective: A Framework for Exploring Knowledge Building in Biology

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Jing Hao
February 11, 2020

This book describes the discourse of biology from a systemic functional linguistic perspective. It offers a detailed description of resources based on text analysis. The description reveals co-textual patterns of language features, their expressions through grammatical resources, as well as their...

Casting a Minimalist Eye on Adjuncts

Casting a Minimalist Eye on Adjuncts

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Stefanie Bode
December 19, 2019

This book offers a comprehensive account of adjuncts in generative grammar, seeking to reconcile the differing ways in which they have been treated in the past by proposing a method of analysis grounded in simplification based on Simplest Merge. The volume provides an up-to-date review of the...

Approaches to the Study of Sound Structure and Speech: Interdisciplinary Work in Honour of Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk

Approaches to the Study of Sound Structure and Speech: Interdisciplinary Work in Honour of Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk

1st Edition

Magdalena Wrembel, Agnieszka Kiełkiewicz-Janowiak, Piotr Gąsiorowski
October 24, 2019

This innovative work highlights interdisciplinary research on phonetics and phonology across multiple languages, building on the extensive body of work of Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk on the study of sound structure and speech. // The book features concise contributions from both established and...

Systemic Functional Language Description: Making Meaning Matter

Systemic Functional Language Description: Making Meaning Matter

1st Edition

J.R. Martin, Y.J. Doran, Giacomo Figueredo
October 08, 2019

This volume showcases previously unpublished research on theoretical, descriptive, and methodological innovations for understanding language patterns grounded in a Systemic Functional Linguistic perspective. Featuring contributions from an international range of scholars, the book demonstrates...

Externalization: Phonological Interpretations of Syntactic Objects

Externalization: Phonological Interpretations of Syntactic Objects

1st Edition

Yoshihito Dobashi
September 19, 2019

This book explores theoretical issues of the syntax-phonology interface within the Minimalist Program of linguistic theory and proposes an entirely new approach to prosodic categories. Conceptual as well as empirical questions are addressed, concerning how syntactic objects are mapped to the...

Rarely Used Structures and Lesser-Studied Languages: Insights from the Margins

Rarely Used Structures and Lesser-Studied Languages: Insights from the Margins

1st Edition

Emily Manetta
September 04, 2019

This book investigates signature but marginal syntactic configurations influential in the development of generative theory, spotlighting lesser-studied languages of the Indic family toward illustrating the value of their study and subsequent implications for linguistic theory more broadly. After...

Systemic Functional Political Discourse Analysis: A Text-based Study

Systemic Functional Political Discourse Analysis: A Text-based Study

1st Edition

Eden Sum-hung Li, Percy Luen-tim Lui, Andy Ka-chun Fung
August 29, 2019

Systemic Functional Political Discourse Analysis: A Text-based Study is the first book which takes a comprehensive systemic functional perspective on political discourse to provide a complete, integrated, exhaustive, systemic and functional description and analysis. Based on the political...

Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language

Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language

1st Edition

Michele Prandi
July 12, 2019

This innovative volume provides a comprehensive integrated account of the study of conceptual figures, demonstrating the ways in which figures and in particular, conflictual figures, encapsulate linguistic expression in the fullest sense and in turn, how insights gleaned from their study can...

Heart- and Soul-Like Constructs across Languages, Cultures, and Epochs

Heart- and Soul-Like Constructs across Languages, Cultures, and Epochs

1st Edition

Bert Peeters
January 21, 2019

All languages and cultures appear to have one or more "mind-like" constructs that supplement the human body. Linguistic evidence suggests they all have a word for someone, and another word for body, but that doesn’t mean that whatever else makes up a human being (i.e. someone) apart from the body...

Time Series Analysis of Discourse: Method and Case Studies

Time Series Analysis of Discourse: Method and Case Studies

1st Edition

Dennis Tay
November 08, 2018

This volume serves as a comprehensive introduction to Time Series Analysis (TSA), used commonly in financial and engineering sciences, to demonstrate its potential to complement qualitative approaches in discourse analysis research. The book begins by discussing how time has previously been...

A Forensic Linguistic Approach to Legal Disclosures: ERISA Cash Balance Conversion Cases and the Contextual Dynamics of Deception

A Forensic Linguistic Approach to Legal Disclosures: ERISA Cash Balance Conversion Cases and the Contextual Dynamics of Deception

1st Edition

James Stratman
August 23, 2018

This book is a scholarly work of forensic linguistics that demonstrates how the principles of Gricean pragmatics and their recent elaboration in Information Manipulation Theory (IMT) can be of use to courts faced with deciding cases of allegedly fraudulent disclosure documents. The usual goal of...

Perspectives from Systemic Functional Linguistics

Perspectives from Systemic Functional Linguistics

1st Edition

Akila Sellami-Baklouti, Lise Fontaine
March 09, 2018

This innovative collection brings together contributions from established and emerging scholars highlighting the "appliability" of Systemic Functional Linguistics and the ways in which theoretical and analytical conclusions drawn from its applications can inform and advance the study of language....

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