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Forever FOB?: Resisting and Reproducing the Other in High School ESL

Steven Talmy

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0021
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Employing a conceptual framework informed by theories of cultural production, identity markedness, and linguistic discrimination, this chapter examines how an ESL subject position is locally produced ... More


The Chomsky hierarchy in perspective

Pieter A. M. Seuren

in From Whorf to Montague: Explorations in the Theory of Language

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682195
eISBN:
9780191764929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682195.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter discusses the so-called Chomsky hierarchy of grammars, which is based on the presupposition that natural language grammars are algorithmic production systems classified according to the ... More


Stasis Anxiety: On Contemporary Waithood

Andrew van der Vlies

in Present Imperfect: Contemporary South African Writing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198793762
eISBN:
9780191835551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793762.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, World Literature

Two recent debut novels, Songeziwe Mahlangu’s Penumbra (2013) and Masande Ntshanga’s The Reactive (2014), reflect the experience of impasse, stasis, and arrested development experienced by many in ... More


Reduplication, Repetition, Hypercharacterization, and Other Affix-Doubling in Child Language

Wolfgang U. Dressler, Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk, Natalia Gagarina, and Marianne Kilani-Schoch

in Affix Ordering Across Languages and Frameworks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190210434
eISBN:
9780190210458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210434.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Reduplication, hypercharacterization of a prototypically less productive suffix by a productive suffix and diminutive suffix doubling, are special, repetitive cases of affix order. Repetition may be ... More


Still Life without References or, The Plain Sense of Things

Marjorie Levinson

in Thinking Through Poetry: Field Reports on Romantic Lyric

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198810315
eISBN:
9780191864841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810315.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Analysis of “The Poems of Our Climate,” Wallace Stevens’s ars poetica, reveals the value of substituting the process of recursion for the reflexivity that we often consider to be part and parcel of ... More


The Sex Machine, the Full-Body Tattoo, and the Hermaphrodite: Gay Sexual Cinema, Audience Reception, and Fractal Recursivity

William L. Leap

in Queer Excursions: Retheorizing Binaries in Language, Gender, and Sexuality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199937295
eISBN:
9780199345854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937295.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter considers how binaries are disrupted in viewer descriptions of the bodies that are displayed in films and DVDs depicting male-centered, homoerotic activity (so-called “gay porn”—a ... More


The Attribution and Disattribution of Agency in the Excited Utterance Exception

Jennifer Andrus

in Entextualizing Domestic Violence: Language Ideology and Violence Against Women in the Anglo-American Hearsay Principle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190225834
eISBN:
9780190225858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225834.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter mainly analyzes sentencing questioning in US v. Hadley. The analysis argues that the direct-examination elicitation of an excited utterance from the victim of domestic violence ... More


Productivity and constraints

D. Gary Miller

in English Lexicogenesis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689880
eISBN:
9780191770371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689880.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter focuses on the most important potential, ephemeral, categorical, and processing constraints on derivations that appear to inhibit productivity. A morpheme can be productive if the ... More


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