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Making Meanings, Creating Family: Intertextuality and Framing in Family Interaction

Cynthia Gordon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195373820
eISBN:
9780199872046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373820.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book integrates theories of intertextuality and framing in order to explore the role of repetition in everyday family interaction. Specifically, it investigates how and why family members repeat ... More


House and Snark

Kay Richardson

in Television Dramatic Dialogue: A Sociolinguistic Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374056
eISBN:
9780199776177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374056.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 9 is focused less on how dialogue contributes to dramatic meaning and more on its sociolinguistic creativity. Its particular emphasis is on strategies of impoliteness in the American medical ... More


The rehabilitation of code-switching

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/9780748675951.003.0002
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


The Linguistics of Humor: An Introduction

Salvatore Attardo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198791270
eISBN:
9780191833717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791270.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book is the first comprehensive systematic introduction to the linguistics of humor. Assuming no background in humor studies at all, and an elementary knowledge of linguistics, all the ... More


Performing Peace: The Framing of Silence in a Quaker Vigil

Anna Marie Trester

in Discourses of War and Peace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199937271
eISBN:
9780199345847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937271.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Drawing from the approach to the ethnography of communication known as Nexus Analysis, this chapter analyzes a silent Quaker vigil for peace held weekly on the lawn of the US Capitol in Washington, ... More


Food “Insiders”: (Dis)avowing Distinction over Dinner

Gwynne Mapes

in Elite Authenticity: Remaking Distinction in Food Discourse

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197533444
eISBN:
9780197533482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533444.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents additional data from Mapes’s ethnographic fieldwork in Brooklyn, New York. Here she examines the dinner table as a less-institutional setting in which participants engage in ... More


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