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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


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


Introduction

Geoffrey Leech

in The Pragmatics of Politeness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195341386
eISBN:
9780190225933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341386.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter and the three that follow lay the foundations, within this framework, for the study of politeness. For a start, eight characteristics of politeness are illustrated: politeness as ... More


Hail to the Chief: Pragmatics and the President

John Wilson

in Talking with the President: The Pragmatics of Presidential Language

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199858804
eISBN:
9780190236618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858804.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter introduces pragmatics and explains the particular approach to pragmatics adopted in this book. Specifically, the book approaches pragmatics from a social perspective (Sociopragmatics) ... More


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