Linear Theory of Humor (IDM); The analysis of puns by Attardo; Humour and ‘ Linguistic theories’ is a conditional name for the theories I aim to introduce here. Linguistic Theories of Humor has 15 ratings and 0 reviews. So this English professor comes into class and starts talking about the textual organization o. Linguistic theories of humor. Citation. Attardo, S. (). Humor research, 1. Linguistic theories of humor. Hawthorne, NY, US: Mouton de Gruyter.

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Attardo has made an outstanding contribution to linguistic research on humor, both due to the clarity and orderliness of his discussion of previous approaches, as well as to the originality of his postulates; I linvuistic quite certain the book will soon become a classic textbook on the subject. Sophy Laughing rated it it was amazing Jun 29, Open Preview See a Problem?

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Renee added it Oct 13, Published February 1st by Walter de Gruyter first published January 1st What is important here is that register humor is ‘weakly acti- vated’ if thus does not prevent the serious message from getting through. Advances in Visual Semiotics Thomas A. The information-conveyingaspect of jokes.

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Katerina Vasilieva marked it as to-read Mar 24, Jokes as a text type. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Otz, James Hassett, Ines Otz. This is meant to be and indeed is the first textbook on the linguistics of linguistics of humor, which is made clear by its layout: Book ratings by Goodreads.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Meina Putriningtyas marked it as to-read Nov 25, Visit our Beautiful Books page and find hjmor books for kids, photography lovers and more. There are over 20 parenthet- ical references in the text to works which have not been included in the bibliography, and a further 20 have been quoted apparently incorrectly, which makes locating them in the bibliography fairly difficult. This is a truly remarkable book and a signal that the burgeoning field of humor research has entered a new phase of development.


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No matter whether the views established in humor studies will undergo revision or not, the new perspective outlined in Nor- rick’s Conversational Joking will certainly contribute to the overall advancement of humor research. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Attardo attsrdo Chabanne,and Attardo,and to the incongruity-resolution theory of limguistic prevalent nowadays in cognitive psychology see Forabosco, Kiki rated it really liked it Apr 03, I recommend the book without reservation to any- one interested in humor research. Help Center Find new research papers in: Apart from that, the arrangement of material roughly resembles that of a textbook on linguistics deliberately sowhich usually starts from phonology and morphology and only then passes to semantics and pragmatics.

Finally, the last text the m e n u – p yumor o p o s presents a problem for any traditional linguistic analysis, and less of a problem for the ‘weak activation’ model, since there is little internal consistency in the text which relies mainly on associations.

Furthermore, since the factual information con- veyed by humor is mainly to be found in its presuppositional basis that’s why it is called here a secondary social function, in contrast to primary functions of humor, such as social management or theorieeAttardo suggests that the BF and NBF modes should be placed “on a continuum on which the hearer and the speaker negotiate the level of factual information conveyed by the humorous text on the basis of contextual linguuistic p.


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What differentiates it from a joke is primarily the multilayered structure, which the spreading activation model seems to be able to handle more directly than script theory. There is no clear conclusion to this chapter: In chapters 3 and 4 puns and their resolutions are discussed.

Humour has been identified as a pathway to spiritual wisdom. Trivia About Linguistic Theori So this English professor comes into class and starts talking about the textual organization of jokes, the taxonomy of puns, the relations between the linguistic form and the content of humorous texts, thdories other past and current topics in language-based research into humor.

To explain the idea better, Attardo gives an example: Books by Salvatore Attardo. Attardo, Salvatore and Jean-Charles Chabanne, On Semiotic Modeling Myrdene Anderson. Alberto Prunetti added it Nov 16, Nanaivanana marked it as to-read Jan 21, Mouton de Gruyter, Phillip Hamrick rated it it was amazing Aug 03, This discussion is interesting and highly compatible with the research into iconicity, which is fashionable in cognitive linguistics nowadays, although one cannot really see an appropriate place for this line of argument at least in its present form within the framework of the whole book.