Language and Humour in the Media provides new insights into the interface between humour studies and media discourse analysis, connecting two areas of scholarly interest that have not been studied extensively before. The volume adopts a multi-disciplinary approach, concentrating on the various roles humour plays in print and audiovisual media, the forms it takes, the purposes it serves, the butts it targets, the implications it carries and the differences it may assume across cultures. The phenomena described range from conversational humour, canned jokes and wordplay to humour in translation and news satire.
The worlds most trusted reference books.From sharply witty to the downright hilarious, this sparkling collection of humorous quotstions will appeal to all senses of humour. Writer, author, and broadcaster Ned Sherrin has selected 5 000 quotations - both classics and personal favourites - from Shakespeare to Monty python, Jane Austin to Roseanne.
This book is the revised and extended second edition of Statistics for Linguistics with R. The comprehensive revision includes new small sections on programming topics that facilitate statistical analysis, the addition of a variety of statistical functions readers can apply to their own data, and a revision of overview sections on statistical tests and regression modeling. The main revision is a complete rewrite of the chapter on multifactorial approaches, which now contains sections on linear regression, binary and ordinal logistic regression, multinomial and Poisson regression, and repeated-measures ANOVA.
Сунцова Н. Л., Такумбетова Л. М. Лексикология английского языка. This book is intended as a manual for English language students taking the course of English Lexicology along with other linguistic subjects which form part of the curriculum at Foreign Langilagcs departments of colleges and universities. Post-graduates, teachers of English and all those interested in the subject can also make use of it.
This handbook comprises, in three volumes, an in-depth presentation of the state of the art in linguistic semantics from a wide variety of perspectives. It contains 112 articles written by leading scholars from around the world. These articles present detailed, yet accessible, introductions to key issues, including the analysis of specific semantic categories and constructions, the history of semantic research, theories and theoretical frameworks, methodology, and relationships with related fields;..
Horizon Language GazetteHorizon Language Gazette started working about two years ago but we had to terminate our publication due to problems galore. The spring of 1392 (March-April, 2013) has brought with it many sweeping changes one of which being the present issue.
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