Rhetorical Analyses of English Proverbs
- UJMOWANIE SPORU Sï¿½OWNEGO W TERMINACH MILITARNYCH, UJAWNIAJACE SIE WE WSPï¿½LCZESNEJ POLSKIEJ FRAZEOLOGII. Polowniak-Wawrzonek, Dorota // Respectus Philologicus;2008, Vol. 13 Issue 18, p114
Metaphor VERBAL ARGUMENT AS ARMED STRUGGLE is clearly shown in contemporary Polish phraseology. Such understanding of ARGUMENT is reflected in a few types of idioms: a) compounds which consist of a metaphoric main clause - primary connected with (ARMED) STRUGGLE - and from a defining clause,...
- autonomy of syntax (1960s) Linguistics. // Dictionary of Theories;2002, p41
A definition of the term "autonomy of syntax" is presented. It means a set of syntactic rules can be constructed without reference to the other two components of grammar--semantics and phonology.
- On Shared Indefinite NPs in Coordinative Structures. SCHWABE, KERSTIN; VON HEUSINGER, KLAUS // Journal of Semantics;Aug2001, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p243
Indefinite NPs in shared constituents of coordinative structures in German exhibit different referential options with respect to scope and specificity. These options are restricted by the informational status of the indefinite: A focused indefinite NP can receive all referential options, while a...
- Definite free choice analysis in Korean. Park, Eun-Hae // Papers from the Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society;2009, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p531
The paper proposes the definite free choice analysis for Korean free choice items (FCIs) adopting Giannakidou and Cheng (2006). I argue that wh-indeterminate-based FCIs in Korean with -na (i.e., wh-(N)-na. e.g., nwukwu-na 'lit. who/ someone-NA') are the definite FCIs which convey semantic...
- Introduction. MORTELMANS, Tanja // Cahiers Chronos;2011, Vol. 23, preceding p2
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on the semantics and/or syntax of modal and semi-modal auxiliaries in Germanic and Romance languages, and another on differences in temporal orientation between epistemic past inflected modals in English and Spanish.
- syntactic. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2263
A definition of the medical term "syntactic," which means concerning or affecting syntax, is presented.
- INTRODUCTION: THE NEUROSCIENCE OF READING. Tomitch, L�da M. B. // Ilha do Desterro: A Journal of English Language, Literatures in ;Jul-Dez2012, Issue 63, p9
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on the effect of semantics on syntactic errors, one on lexical decision-making among dyslexic readers, and another on cerebral processing for reading comprehension.
- [ SYNTAX ]. Stingl, Sjim // Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.);Apr2001, Vol. 114 Issue 4, p10
Discusses the misuse and overuse of several words in sentence construction or syntax. Words that are commonly misused; Semantics and application of listed terms; Opportunities for using certain terms.
- How indefinites choose their scope. Brasoveanu, Adrian; Farkas, Donka // Linguistics & Philosophy;Feb2011, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p1
The paper proposes a novel solution to the problem of scope posed by natural language indefinites that captures both the difference in scopal freedom between indefinites and bona fide quantifiers and the syntactic sensitivity that the scope of indefinites does nevertheless exhibit. Following the...