Linguistic Creativity in Japanese Discourse

Linguistic Creativity in Japanese Discourse

Exploring the Multiplicity of Self, Perspective, and Voice

eBook - 2007
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Using theoretical concepts of self, perspective, and voice as an interpretive guide, and based on the Place of Negotiation theory, this volume explores the phenomenon of linguistic creativity in Japanese discourse, i.e., the use of language in specific ways for foregrounding personalized expressive meanings. Personalized expressive meanings include psychological, emotive, interpersonal, and rhetorical aspects of communication, encompassing broad meanings such as feelings of intimacy or distance, emotion, empathy, humor, playfulness, persona, sense of self, identity, rhetorical effects, and so.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., Ă2007
ISBN: 9781282152939
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 356 pages) : illustrations


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