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Dependency, Constituency, and Linear Order

William Croft

in Radical Construction Grammar: Syntactic Theory in Typological Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198299554
eISBN:
9780191708091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299554.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Syntactic structures or constructions are assumed to contain units belonging to syntactic categories and syntactic relations linking the units together. These syntactic relations are justified on the ... More


Investigating English Phraseology with Two Tools: NSM and Google

Anna Wierzbicka

in Experience, Evidence, and Sense: The Hidden Cultural Legacy of English

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195368000
eISBN:
9780199867653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368000.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter discusses experience of comparing the conclusions drawn from the semantic analysis of selected collocations (combining sense with an adjective) with the results of Google searches that ... More


Semantic Extensions

Philip Burton

in The Old Latin Gospels: A Study of their Texts and Language

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269885
eISBN:
9780191600449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269889.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

An analysis of the treatment of semantic extension (semantic calquing) and specialization as a translation feature in the Old Latin Gospels. Particular attention is given to the development of ... More


Neostructuralist Semantics

Dirk Geeraerts

in Theories of Lexical Semantics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198700302
eISBN:
9780191706288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198700302.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The fourth chapter describes neostructuralist semantics. Under this heading, we bring together the miscellaneous set of contemporary approaches that extrapolate the major types of structuralist ... More


SINGLE CHAINS IN EXTERNAL FIELDS

Glenn H. Fredrickson

in The Equilibrium Theory of Inhomogeneous Polymers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567295
eISBN:
9780191717956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567295.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter examines the subject of polymers experiencing external potential fields that vary in space. The statistical mechanical problem is reduced to the solution of Fokker-Planck equations, and ... More


SELF-CONSISTENT FIELD THEORY

Glenn H. Fredrickson

in The Equilibrium Theory of Inhomogeneous Polymers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567295
eISBN:
9780191717956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567295.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses the topic of self-consistent field theory, a mean-field approximation method for analyzing the statistical field models constructed in Chapter 4. The mean-field approximation ... More


Semantic constructions of citizenship in the British, French, and Italian press

Paul Bayley and Delphine Giuliani

in European Identity: What the Media Say

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199602308
eISBN:
9780191739156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602308.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

Chapter 6 analyses the lexeme ‘citizen’ in the French, Italian, and British press. Among its findings it shows that, from a quantitative point of view, the lexeme is far more frequent in the Italian ... More


A New Technique for Attribution Studies

MACD. P. JACKSON

in Defining Shakespeare: Pericles as Test Case

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260508
eISBN:
9780191717635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260508.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter discusses a new technique for attribution studies that seems capable of casting light on the darker regions of the Shakespeare canon and apocrypha. It has been developed only since the ... More


Speaking idiomatically

John R Taylor

in The Mental Corpus: How language is represented in the mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199290802
eISBN:
9780191741388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290802.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

To speak a language idiomatically is to speak it in accordance with native speaker norms. Two aspects of native speaker norms are addressed. One concerns the appropriateness of language to the ... More


‘The moral in the story’: a diachronic investigation of lexicalised morality in the UK Press

Alan Partington

in Corpora: Corpus-based Language Learning, Language Processing and Linguistics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640607
eISBN:
9780748671502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640607.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

This chapter explores the discourses surrounding whatever is explicitly identified as a moral issue in the SiBol corpora. This analysis is mainly diachronic but will combine a variety of parameters ... More


Corpus tools for lexicographers

Adam Kilgarriff and Iztok Kosem

in Electronic Lexicography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654864
eISBN:
9780191745966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654864.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Semantics and Pragmatics

The chapter reviews the functionality of corpus tools used for lexicographic purposes. After a brief history, it discusses how the corpora have to be prepared for some of the features to work. An ... More


Corpus evidence and electronic lexicography

Patrick Hanks

in Electronic Lexicography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654864
eISBN:
9780191745966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654864.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Semantics and Pragmatics

Corpus evidence opens up radical possibilities for lexicography. Traditional dictionaries tend to distort meaning because they pay insufficient attention to phraseology. Corpus evidence provides ... More


The ARTES bilingual LSP dictionary: From collocation to higher order phraseology

Natalie Kübler and Mojca Pecman

in Electronic Lexicography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654864
eISBN:
9780191745966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654864.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Semantics and Pragmatics

Because of globalisation, the requirements for bilingual LSP dictionaries have expanded dramatically, requiring more and more information for users. This chapter deals with the theoretical and ... More


Encoding collocations in DiCoInfo: From formal to user-friendly representations

Marie-Claude L’Homme, Benoît Robichaud, and Patrick Leroyer

in Electronic Lexicography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654864
eISBN:
9780191745966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654864.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter presents an online lexical database and shows how some of its data categories have been converted to make them more accessible to users. The database is called DiCoInfo and contains ... More


The Broader Picture

Patrick Hanks

in Lexical Analysis: Norms and Exploitations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018579
eISBN:
9780262312851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018579.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book has explored how people use words to make meanings, and has proposed a new approach to analyzing and representing the lexicon of a language that involves identifying salient collocations ... More


Cutaneous Channels of Communication

Geldard Frank A.

in Sensory Communication

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262518420
eISBN:
9780262314213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262518420.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter discusses two radical approaches that may be taken in the assessment of cutaneous communication possibilities. First is the “hearing through the skin” programs, using as a starting point ... More


Words and Meanings: The Need for a New Approch

Patrick Hanks

in Lexical Analysis: Norms and Exploitations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018579
eISBN:
9780262312851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018579.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book offers an empirical analysis of word meaning and word use in language, with an emphasis on the lexicon, and argues that anyone (or any machine) acquiring a natural language needs to be ... More


Exploitations

Patrick Hanks

in Lexical Analysis: Norms and Exploitations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018579
eISBN:
9780262312851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018579.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter focuses on the notion of exploitation, a dynamic mechanism of language that generates new meanings ad hoc and expresses old things in new ways. Exploitation is a source of secondary ... More


“Prophetic Fury”: The Language of Theatical Potentiality and the Economy of Shakespearean Reception

Joel B. Altman

in The Improbability of Othello: Rhetorical Anthropology and Shakespearean Selfhood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226016108
eISBN:
9780226016122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226016122.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Shakespeare habitually engaged the capacities of the language of theatrical potentiality in his scripts and problematized it for his audiences. He deployed the psychagogic force of scattered ... More


Shakespeare and the Quarrel Scene in Arden of Faversham

MacDonald P. Jackson

in Determining the Shakespeare Canon: Arden of Faversham and A Lover's Complaint

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198704416
eISBN:
9780191795299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704416.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

In English drama of the late 1580s and early 1590s the Quarrel Scene (scene 8) between Alice Arden and her lover Mosby in Arden of Faversham is unsurpassed for its combination of theatrical ... More


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