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Indirect Discourse in Herodotusand Thucydides ⋆

Carlo Scardino

in Thucydides and Herodotus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199593262
eISBN:
9780191752261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593262.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines the phenomenon of indirect speeches on the basis of a number of examples from Herodotus and Thucydides, to determine their form and function in each work, and to arrive at a ... More


Supervaluationism, Indirect Speech Reports, and Demonstratives

Rosanna Keefe

in Cuts and Clouds: Vagueness, its Nature, & its Logic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199570386
eISBN:
9780191722134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570386.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Can supervaluationism successfully handle indirect speech reports? This chapter considers and rejects Schiffer's claim that they cannot. One alleged problem with indirect speech reports is that the ... More


Some problems in the typology of quotation: a canonical approach

Nicholas Evans

in Canonical Morphology and Syntax

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199604326
eISBN:
9780191746154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604326.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

The complexity of representing the words and thoughts of others and relating them to the perspective of ourselves and our interlocutors lies at the heart of our ability to coordinate, distinguish, ... More


Rationales for Indirect Speech: The Theory of the Strategic Speaker

James Lee

in Language, Cognition, and Human Nature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199328741
eISBN:
9780199369355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328741.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Speakers often do not state requests directly but employ innuendos. Though such indirectness seems puzzlingly inefficient, it can be explained by a theory of the strategic speaker, who seeks ... More


Clearer Contours: The Stylisation of Free Indirect Speech in Nineteenth-Century Fiction

Lieven Vandelanotte

in Speech Representation in the History of English: Topics and Approaches

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190918064
eISBN:
9780190918095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918064.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Historical Linguistics

This chapter focuses on free indirect speech in nineteenth-century novels, where providing varied forms of access to characters (their speech, their motivations, their minds more generally) is an ... More


Extensions

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/9780199697922.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter considers extensions of previous topics in five directions. Firstly, it asks how to scale up the theory of two person interaction developed earlier to multiparty dialogue. Secondly, it ... More


Jane Austen and the Hazard of Conversation

Jon Mee

in Conversable Worlds: Literature, Contention, and Community 1762 to 1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199591749
eISBN:
9780191731433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591749.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Jane Austen is often represented as the doyenne of conversation. This chapter explores the tension between the delight the novels show in sparkling dialogue and their sense of its hazard. Austen’s ... More


Free Indirect Speech, Slipping, or a System in Flux? Exploring the Continuum between Direct and Indirect Speech in Early Modern English

Terry Walker and Peter J. Grund

in Speech Representation in the History of English: Topics and Approaches

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190918064
eISBN:
9780190918095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918064.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Historical Linguistics

This chapter explores speech representation structures in Early Modern English that exhibit a mixture of direct speech and indirect speech. Drawing data from an Electronic Text Edition of Depositions ... More


Subordination and embedding

Gerjan van Schaaik

in The Oxford Turkish Grammar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851509
eISBN:
9780191886102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851509.003.0033
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

As an introduction to subordination the various functions of the particle ki are presented. The central question is how sentences are used as subject, object, and predicate. First, predicates and ... More


Finnegans Wake

Scarlett Baron

in ‘Strandentwining Cable’: Joyce, Flaubert, and Intertextuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693788
eISBN:
9780191732157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693788.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Chapter 6 is divided into two main sections. The first examines Finnegans Wake notebook VI.B.8, in which Joyce made three Flaubert-related jottings. It relates these momentous notes to Joyce’s ... More


Introduction

Simon Kővesi

in James Kelman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070969
eISBN:
9781781701041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070969.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter focuses on James Kelman, a writer whom many critics consider to be the chief among a school of ‘miserablists’. The discussion begins with a section on the various opinions ... More


Speech Act Conventions: Indirection and Relevance

Ernie Lepore and Matthew Stone

in Imagination and Convention: Distinguishing Grammar and Inference in Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717188
eISBN:
9780191785931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717188.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter explores indirect speech acts and their relationship to corresponding direct ones, as in the two interpretations of “Can you play Chopin’s E minor prelude?” as an indirect request and a ... More


Language and the Standard Interpretation

Joan Weiner

in Taking Frege at his Word

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198865476
eISBN:
9780191897832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865476.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

On the Standard Interpretation, Frege means to be giving some sort of theory of the workings of language. The interpretation is easily justified, many think, by mere reportage of the words on his ... More


Subordinate clauses: common properties and internal structure

Harm Pinkster

in The Oxford Latin Syntax: Volume II The Complex Sentence and Discourse

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780199230563
eISBN:
9780191895968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230563.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 14 serves as a general introduction to clause combining, the various ways in which in Latin simple clauses can be combined into sentences or other units. It discusses the internal structure ... More


The Life of Words

Sandra Fahy

in Marching Through Suffering: Loss and Survival in North Korea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171342
eISBN:
9780231538947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171342.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the North Koreans used indirect speech, humor, and sarcasm as a way of negotiating the difficulties of the famine. It also analyzes how “smart” language was learned and ... More


Explicit Indirection

Ernie Lepore and Matthew Stone

in New Work on Speech Acts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198738831
eISBN:
9780191802058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738831.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Our goal in this chapter is to contest the traditional view of indirection in utterances such as, ‘Can you pass the salt?’ by developing a very different way of characterizing the interpretations ... More


Linguistic Intuitions in Context: A Defense of Non-Skeptical Pure Invariantism

John Turri

in Intuitions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199609192
eISBN:
9780191758973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609192.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Epistemic invariantism is the view that the truth conditions of knowledge ascriptions don’t vary across contexts. Epistemic purism is the view that purely practical factors can’t directly affect the ... More


Veiled commands: anthropological perspectives on directives

Rosita Henry

in Commands: A Cross-Linguistic Typology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198803225
eISBN:
9780191841415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803225.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

The great diversity of command strategies that can be found cross-linguistically provides rich comparative material for consideration by speech act theorists and other linguistic philosophers. Speech ... More


Communicating Attitudes: Beyond the Declarative Realm

Andreas Stokke

in Lying and Insincerity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198825968
eISBN:
9780191865022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825968.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter extends the analysis of insincere language use from the last chapter to non-declarative utterances, including imperative, interrogative, and exclamative utterances. It argues that such ... More


Expressive vocatives

Daniel Gutzmann

in The Grammar of Expressivity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198812128
eISBN:
9780191850110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812128.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter develops a syntactic and semantic analysis of German expressive vocatives (eVocs), which consists of a second person pronoun and an expressive nominal part. It documents the special ... More


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