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Indeterminacy in verbal communication : a relevance-theoretic analysis of aphorisms

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Indeterminacy in verbal communication : a relevance-theoretic analysis of aphorisms

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dc.contributor.author Jodłowiec, Maria [SAP11011902] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2016-11-28T11:33:09Z
dc.date.available 2016-11-28T11:33:09Z
dc.date.issued 2016 pl
dc.identifier.issn 1897-1059 pl
dc.identifier.uri http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/32989
dc.language eng pl
dc.rights Dozwolony użytek utworów chronionych *
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dc.title Indeterminacy in verbal communication : a relevance-theoretic analysis of aphorisms pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 7-19 pl
dc.description.additional Bibliogr. s. 18-19 pl
dc.abstract.en Indeterminacy of meaning, which has to do with vagueness of the underlying speaker’s intention, is a pervasive phenomenon in human communication, but researchers hardly ever address the issue, as it is notoriously difficult to account for. The relevance-theoretic notion of weak communication offers a viable explanation of how this phenomenon can be approached. This paper argues that weak communication and its satellite, that is, poetic effects, prove particularly useful to account for how aphorisms work. The focus is on showing that the process of aphorism comprehension, underlain by meaning indeterminacy, and certain intrinsic characteristics of the genre find a reasonable and comprehensive explanation when looked at through the lens of Relevance Theory. pl
dc.subject.en Relevance Theory pl
dc.subject.en semantic pl
dc.subject.en indeterminacy pl
dc.subject.en week communication pl
dc.subject.en poetic effect pl
dc.description.volume 1 pl
dc.description.number 133 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.4467/20834624SL.15.002.4891 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 2083-4624 pl
dc.title.journal Studia Linguistica Universitatis Iagellonicae Cracoviensis pl
dc.title.volume Relevance theory pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Filologiczny pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original OTHER; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0; pl
dc.identifier.project ROD UJ / P pl
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