Linear Theory of Humor (IDM); The analysis of puns by Attardo; Humour and ‘ Linguistic theories’ is a conditional name for the theories I aim to introduce here. Linguistic Theories of Humor has 15 ratings and 0 reviews. So this English professor comes into class and starts talking about the textual organization o. Linguistic theories of humor. Citation. Attardo, S. (). Humor research, 1. Linguistic theories of humor. Hawthorne, NY, US: Mouton de Gruyter.

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Semantic mechanisms of humor. No trivia or quizzes yet. The speakers are aware of the unreality of this equation, and it is done in the same hhmor, make-believe spirit of jokes” p. To ask other readers questions about Linguistic Theories of Humorplease sign up.

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Apart from that, the bibliography is truly comprehensive over items and includes over a hundred sources not discussed in the book. Mim marked it as to-read Mar 27, Ade rated it it was amazing Nov 27, I recommend the book without reservation to any- attagdo interested in humor research.

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Joke similarity and joke represen- tation model. Dragomir is currently reading it Feb 12, Refresh and try again.

Linguistic Theories of Humor

Inna marked it as to-read May 23, Salvatore Attardo, Linguistic theories of humor. On the organization of laughter in talk about troubles. Post Syndrom marked it as to-read Jan 10, Attardo has made an outstanding contribution to linguistic research on humor, both due to the clarity and orderliness of his discussion of previous approaches, as well as to the originality of his postulates; I am quite certain the book will soon become a classic textbook on the subject.

Otz, James Hassett, Ines Otz. What is important here is that register humor is ‘weakly acti- vated’ and thus does not prevent the serious message from getting through.

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The information-conveyingaspect of jokes. Click here to sign up. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions By saying ‘Could you call back your dog- gie? Script theory revis it ed: Chapter 6 constitutes the theoretical core of the book, since the script theory developed by Raskin is considered by Attardo and rightly so “the first and only formal, full-fledged application of a coherent theory of semantics to humor Tristan Miller rated it really liked it Mar 11, Galina Babak marked it as to-read Sep 19, Kiki rated it really liked it Apr 03, Risti is currently reading it Oct 01, Linguistic theories of humor.


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References Attardo, Salvatore, Chapter 2 brings the discussion of European structural linguistics, with particular attention to the works of Greimas and the consecutive variants of his concept of iso- topy. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This leads to duplication of effort, both on the part of those who repeat observations that have already been made and by atyardo who have to read redundant texts.

Tamara marked it as to-read Oct 22, These semi- otic theories of humor are semantic in spirit, attatdo, although less formalized than strictly linguistic theories, show findings remarkably similar to those of linguistics. Other books in this series. Thus the definition proposed by Attardo indeed seems to be able to gain new ground, although naturally a lot more research is needed to formalize and give further support to his hypothesis.