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Nonscientific Uses of Language

Adrienne Lehrer

in Wine and Conversation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307931
eISBN:
9780199867493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307931.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Some wine talk has an aesthetic function. Isenberg, discussing art criticism, shows that the critic tries to get the perceiver to see or hear some non-obvious aspects of a work of art. He calls this ... More


What is Rhetoric?

Michel Meyer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199691821
eISBN:
9780191841569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199691821.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

What Is Rhetoric? offers a new synthesis of the principles and functioning of rhetoric. In everyday life, questions are often debated or simply discussed. Rhetoric is the way we answer questions in ... More


The Long View: Cognitive Poetic Approaches to “Dynamic Affect” in Early English Verse

Antonina Harbus

in Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190457747
eISBN:
9780190457761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190457747.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter considers how a modern reader can make sense of a medieval text, but also to have an aesthetic and emotional reaction to the text. It deploys insights from neuroscientific work on ... More


Discursive news values analysis

Monika Bednarek and Helen Caple

in The Discourse of News Values: How News Organizations Create Newsworthiness

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190653934
eISBN:
9780190653972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190653934.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter further explains what is meant in this book by the discursive construction of news values and discusses notions such as context-dependency, preferred meaning (how readers are ... More


Between fact and opinion

Peter Lasersohn

in Subjectivity and Perspective in Truth-Theoretic Semantics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199573677
eISBN:
9780191831898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573677.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter examines the possibility that some perspectives may be ranked as objectively better than others for the assessment of certain contents. Recognizing such rankings allows for the ... More


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