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Grammatical Effects of Affect A contrastive corpus analysis of the use and meaning of infant and baby


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Title: Grammatical Effects of Affect A contrastive corpus analysis of the use and meaning of infant and baby
Authors: Karlsson, Carl-Anders
Issue Date: 12-Oct-2017
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: Magisteruppsats Engelska
SPL 2017-054
Keywords: Affective meaning
expressive meaning
semantics
Cognitive grammar
Abstract: This thesis aims at (1) outlining a basic understanding of how affective, or expressive, meaning can be understood relative to linguistic meaning and language at large, and (2) analysing how affective meaning may relate to epistemological status and reference type in actual language use. The thesis' theoretical framework is largely situated within the paradigm of cognitive linguistics, and in particular drawing from the work of Langacker (2008). The analysis combines basic qualitative and q... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/54009
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