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From Communitarian to Interactive Semantics

Jonathan Ginzburg

in The Interactive Stance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697922
eISBN:
9780191738425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697922.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter motivates the basic structure of the Dialogue GameBoard, the publicized component of context. An analysis of the word ‘yes’ is used as a case study to understanding the basic toolbox ... More


An Interaction-Oriented Theory of Meaning

Jonathan Ginzburg

in The Interactive Stance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697922
eISBN:
9780191738425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697922.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter summarizes the following using non-technical terms and diagrams: the tools with which this book has developed one version of the interactive stance; some of the main empirical phenomena ... More


Conversation analysis: humor in conversation I

Salvatore Attardo

in The Linguistics of Humor: An Introduction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198791270
eISBN:
9780191833717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791270.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

As the title indicates this is the first part of the discussion of humor in conversation. The focus is on Conversation Analysis (CA). The chapter starts with a discussion of CA methodology, which is ... More


Introduction

Joseph Gafaranga

in Bilingualism as Interactional Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748675951
eISBN:
9781474430463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675951.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Research in code-switching, undertaken against the backdrop of very negative attitudes towards the concurrent use of two or more languages within the same conversation, has traditionally been geared ... More


Lexis and discourse1

Karen P. Corrigan

in Irish English, Volume 1 - Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634286
eISBN:
9780748671441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634286.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

A comprehensive study of the lexicon of Northern Irish English is beyond the scope of this book. However, this chapter discusses word formation processes that are typical in this and other English ... More


Asking and Telling in Conversation

Anita Pomerantz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190927431
eISBN:
9780197522875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927431.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The work contains nine published conversation analytic articles by Anita Pomerantz on asking and telling practices. Each paper explicates complexities involved when people ask or tell something. ... More


Giving a Source or Basis: The Practice in Conversation of Telling “How I Know”

Anita Pomerantz

in Asking and Telling in Conversation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190927431
eISBN:
9780197522875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927431.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The way an assertion is formed bears on the nature of the claim for which the speaker is accountable. Speakers are accountable for different claims in saying “There are flies here” versus “I haven't ... More


Offering a Candidate Answer: An Information Seeking Strategy

Anita Pomerantz

in Asking and Telling in Conversation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190927431
eISBN:
9780197522875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927431.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Candidate answer queries (also referred to as polar or yes-no questions) are used massively in conversational interaction. Although such queries seem simple and straightforward, analysis reveals ... More


Inferring the Purpose of a Prior Query and Responding Accordingly

Anita Pomerantz

in Asking and Telling in Conversation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190927431
eISBN:
9780197522875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927431.003.0018
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The paper analyzes how recipients infer the purpose of a prior query. While such inferences are not directly observable, analyzing responses to queries sheds light on ways in which recipients likely ... More


Investigating Reported Absences: “Neutrally” Catching the Truants

Anita Pomerantz

in Asking and Telling in Conversation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190927431
eISBN:
9780197522875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927431.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The data for the analysis consist of telephone calls initiated by a high school attendance office clerk to the home of students who had been reported absent. The purpose of the calls was to gather ... More


Extreme Case Formulations: A Way of Legitimizing Claims

Anita Pomerantz

in Asking and Telling in Conversation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190927431
eISBN:
9780197522875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927431.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Extreme Case Formulations specify a maximum case—for example, “all the time,” “everybody,” or “no one.” An important use of Extreme Case Formulations is to legitimize and/or strengthen a claimed ... More


Concluding Remarks

Anita Pomerantz

in Asking and Telling in Conversation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190927431
eISBN:
9780197522875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927431.003.0020
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The analyses in this collection of papers show some of the complexities associated with asking and telling activities. The complexities are discussed in four domains: : the relationships between ... More


Attributions of Responsibility: Blamings

Anita Pomerantz

in Asking and Telling in Conversation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190927431
eISBN:
9780197522875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927431.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In reporting an “unhappy event,” a speaker identifies an unwanted outcome without indicating what or who is responsible for the outcome. While this type of report appears to be an informing, it is ... More


Agreeing and Disagreeing with Assessments: Some Features of Preferred/Dispreferred Turn Shapes

Anita Pomerantz

in Asking and Telling in Conversation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190927431
eISBN:
9780197522875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927431.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In providing assessments, speakers generally have expectations regarding the recipients’ access to the matters assessed. This paper describes how recipients who claim access to the assessed referent ... More


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