By Jonathan Roper

ISBN-10: 0230232647

ISBN-13: 9780230232648

Alliteration happens in a wide selection of contexts in stress-initial languages, together with Icelandic, Finnish and Mongolian. it may be present in English from Beowulf to The solar. however, alliteration is still an unexamined phenomenon. This pioneering quantity takes alliteration as its crucial concentration throughout quite a few languages and domain names.

Show description

Read Online or Download Alliteration in Culture PDF

Best semantics books

Download e-book for iPad: Attitude Problems: An Essay On Linguistic Intensionality by Graeme Forbes

Ascriptions of psychological states to oneself and others supply upward thrust to many fascinating logical and semantic difficulties. angle difficulties offers an unique account of psychological kingdom ascriptions which are made utilizing intensional transitive verbs similar to 'want', 'seek', 'imagine', and 'worship'.

Get Essays on Anaphora PDF

The articles gathered during this e-book are concerned about the remedy of anaphora inside of generative grammar, particularly, inside Chomsky's 'Ex­ tended typical thought' (EST). because the inception of this conception, and nearly because the inception of generative grammar, anaphora has been a critical subject of research.

Download e-book for kindle: Lingua Universalis vs. Calculus Ratiocinator: An Ultimate by Jaakko Hintikka

R. G. Collingwood observed one of many major initiatives of philosophers and of historians of human proposal in uncovering what he referred to as the final word presuppositions of other thinkers, of alternative philosophical activities and of complete eras of highbrow historical past. He additionally famous that such final presuppositions frequently stay tacit before everything, and are chanced on merely by way of next mirrored image.

Download PDF by Paul J. Hopper: Tense-Aspect: Between Semantics and Pragmatics

The verbal different types of annoying and point were studied normally from the viewpoint in their connection with the timing and time-perspective of the speaker’s said adventure. they're common different types either when it comes to the semantic-functional area they disguise in addition to by way of their syntactic and morphological recognition.

Extra resources for Alliteration in Culture

Example text

PN Gl – Smith, Albert Hugh, 1964–65, The Place-Names of Gloucestershire, English Place-Name Society 38–41. PN Hrt – Gover, John, Allen Mawer and Frank Stenton, 1938, The Place-Names of Hertfordshire, English Place-Name Society 15. PN Hu – Mawer, Allen and Frank Stenton, 1926, The Place-Names of Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire, English Place-Name Society 3. PN L – Cameron, Kenneth, 1985–2001 (and ongoing), The Place-Names of Lincolnshire, English Place-Name Society 58, 64/5, 66, 71, 73, 77. PN Lei – Cox, Barrie, 1998–2004 (and ongoing), The Place-Names of Leicestershire, English Place-Name Society 75, 78 and 81.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Bredehoft, Thomas A. 2001. ‘Estimating Probabilities and Alliteration Frequencies in Old English Verse’. Old English Newsletter, 34 (1): 19–23. Bredehoft, Thomas A. 2005. Early English Metre. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Brink, August. 1920. Stab und Wort im ‘Gawin’. Eine stilistische Untersuchung. Halle: Niemeyer. Burke, Kenneth. 1941. The Philosophy of Literary Form: Studies in Symbolic Action. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. Classen, Albert.

4. G. Foxall, Shropshire Field-Names, Shrewsbury: Shropshire Archaeological Society, 1980, p. 25. 5. , p. 25. 6. Such was the judgement of Jesus College on Walter Shandy’s argumentative powers – Sterne, Tristram Shandy, bk 1, ch. 19. 7. Field, Dictionary of Field-Names, p. 13. 8. Field, History of Field-Names, p. 42. 9. Foxall, Shropshire Field-Names, p. 25. 10. Allen Mawer, The Place-Names of Northumberland and Durham, Cambridge University Press, 1920, p. 196. 11. But there is one context in which alliteration is not derogatory – in the choice of pub names.

Download PDF sample

Alliteration in Culture by Jonathan Roper

by Michael

Rated 4.26 of 5 – based on 23 votes