Language Description Informed by Theory

Language Description Informed by Theory

eBook - 2014
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This chapter examines the connections between shared cultural knowledge about kinship structure and the pragmatic inferences that enable interlocutors to assess each other's (multiple) perspectives. By drawing on Bininj Gunwok conversational data this chapter shows how linguistic choices are influenced by the dynamics of social relationships, particularly by context-specific speaker goals and stance-taking that focuses on intersubjectivity. The choice of kinterm is an essential component of stance-taking. A switch in kinterm shifts the indexes of various aspects of speaker agency (e.g. effecti.
Publisher: Amsterdam, The Netherlands : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2014
ISBN: 9789027270917
9027270910
9781306309073
1306309077
9789027206145
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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