106 pages with an additional page accrued every 7 hours, capped at 106 pages
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Introduction to Pragmatics guides students through traditional and new approaches in the field, focusing particularly on phenomena at the elusive semantics/pragmatics boundary to explore the role of context in linguistic communication.
Offers students an accessible introduction and an up-to-date survey of the field, encompassing both established and new approaches to pragmatics
Addresses the traditional range of topics – such as implicature, reference, presupposition, and speech acts – as well as newer areas of research, including neo-Gricean theories, Relevance
Theory, information structure, inference, and dynamic approaches to meaning
Explores the relationship and boundaries between semantics and pragmatics
Ideal for students coming to pragmatics for the first time
We do not deliver the extra material sometimes included in printed books (CDs or DVDs).