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Text, Textuality and Texture

Peter Stockwell

in Texture - A Cognitive Aesthetics of Reading

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625819
eISBN:
9780748651511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625819.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the principles of cognitive poetics, covering experientialism, generalisation, stylistics, continuity, embodiment and ecology. It then describes the models ... More


Scenes

Joanna Gavins

in Text World Theory: An Introduction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622993
eISBN:
9780748671540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622993.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Our existing knowledge frames enable us to conceptualise and understand discourse and we use them as the basis for the mental representations we create of the language we encounter. This chapter ... More


Attitudes

Joanna Gavins

in Text World Theory: An Introduction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622993
eISBN:
9780748671540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622993.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter explores the text-worlds created by a range of expressions of attitude in discourse. It looks at the ways in which wishes, wants, and desires are communicated in the discourse-world and ... More


Distances

Joanna Gavins

in Text World Theory: An Introduction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622993
eISBN:
9780748671540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622993.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Chapter 6 demonstrated how expressions of unfulfilled wishes and desires trigger the creation of discrete text-worlds with their own world-building and function-advancing elements. Such boulomaic and ... More


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