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By Andrzej Lyda, Grzegorz Drozdz

ISBN-10: 1443856835

ISBN-13: 9781443856836

This quantity inscribes itself within the long-standing debate at the query of the prestige of "the word". contemplating the multi-faceted nature of the notice, the authors are conscious that no solution to the query should be exhaustive, but they realizes that every resolution brings us in the direction of a fuller figuring out of the difficulty. The 11 authors incorporated the following tackle the character of the observe from a couple of views, equivalent to the duality of the note; the prestige of the be aware as a significant unit; the that means extension; the lexico-grammar continuum; and the pragmatic functioning of the be aware, to call yet a couple of. all of the chapters is a clean contribution that broadens the point of view commonly followed in a dialogue of the observe, and, even as, constitutes a legitimate assessment of the problems and ways taken in such an research on the flip of the second one and 3rd millennium. the quantity is a main instance of the truth that a number of linguistic views concentrating on a unmarried factor can give a contribution to a extra thorough comprehension of it than any unmarried standpoint is ever in a position to manage to pay for.

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Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1999. , and Randy J. LaPolla. Syntax: structure, meaning and function. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Wierzbicka, Anna. Why can you ‘have a drink’ when you can’t ‘*have an eat’? Language 58, (1982):753-799. 15 —Emil Zátopek “Pain words” in various languages designate something problematic and elusive, both in ontological and epistemological terms. Thus, the referents behind these words are frequently not easily discerned and captured, and scientific attempts at objectivising them are at best approximations.

Resorting to the merger of broadly understood cognitive and phenomenological approaches may, in my view, partly remedy this problem, not necessarily in the sense of pinpointing the concepts, but rather by exploring their multifacetedness, originating in some internal reality of the subjective world of human consciousness and then experienced in the more objective, or objectivised, world of external(ised) reality. The material for my comparative study is mainly drawn from C. S. Lewis' The Problem of Pain (written in English) and from two Polish and two Spanish translations.

Cognitive English Grammar. Amsterdam /Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2007. Schönefeld, Doris. Zero derivation – functional change – metonymy. In Approaches to Conversion/Zero Derivation, edited by Laurie Bauer and Slavador Varela, 131-57. New York/ Berlin: Waxmann, 2005. Szymanek, Bogdan. Introduction to Morphological Analysis. Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN, 1998. Tuggy, David. Ambiguity, polysemy, and vagueness. Cognitive Linguistics 4, no. 3 (1993):273-290. —. Abrelatas and Scarecrow: Exocentric Verb-Noun Compounds as Illustrations of Basic Principles of Cognitive Grammar.

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