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The Sociopragmatics of Attitude Datives in Levantine Arabic

Youssef A. Haddad

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474434072
eISBN:
9781474444866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474434072.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book analyses the sociopragmatics of attitude datives in four Levantine Arabic varieties; these are Syrian, Lebanese, Jordanian, and Palestinian Arabic. Attitude datives are optional pronominal ... More


Attitude Datives in Social Context – The Analytic Tools

Youssef A. Haddad

in The Sociopragmatics of Attitude Datives in Levantine Arabic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474434072
eISBN:
9781474444866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474434072.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter defines attitude datives as evaluative and relational pragmatic markers that allow the speaker to present material from a specific perspective and to invite the hearer to view the ... More


Hearer-Oriented Attitude Datives in Social Context

Youssef A. Haddad

in The Sociopragmatics of Attitude Datives in Levantine Arabic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474434072
eISBN:
9781474444866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474434072.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter examines the social functions of hear-oriented attitude datives in Levantine Arabic. These are often used to grab the hearer’s attention, especially in such activities as storytelling. ... More


Subject-Oriented Attitude Datives in Social Context

Youssef A. Haddad

in The Sociopragmatics of Attitude Datives in Levantine Arabic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474434072
eISBN:
9781474444866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474434072.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The focus of this chapter is on Levantine Arabic attitude datives that take the subject of the construction in which they occur as a referent. The chapter analyzes specific instances of ... More


Speaker-Oriented Attitude Datives in Social Context

Youssef A. Haddad

in The Sociopragmatics of Attitude Datives in Levantine Arabic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474434072
eISBN:
9781474444866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474434072.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter examines the social functions of speaker-oriented attitude datives in Levantine Arabic. It analyzes these datives as perspectivizers used by a speaker to instruct her hearer to view her ... More


Introduction

Youssef A. Haddad

in The Sociopragmatics of Attitude Datives in Levantine Arabic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474434072
eISBN:
9781474444866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474434072.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter provides an overview of attitude datives as optional pronominal pragmatic markers in four varieties of Levantine Arabic; these are Syrian, Lebanese, Jordanian, and Palestinian Arabic. It ... More


Final Remarks

Youssef A. Haddad

in The Sociopragmatics of Attitude Datives in Levantine Arabic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474434072
eISBN:
9781474444866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474434072.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter highlights the crucial role that context plays in interaction. It hastens to add that the interplay between context and language use is an empirical issue; that is, the investigation of ... More


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