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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Charlie Chaplin Adolphe Nysenholc. Furthermore, since the factual information con- veyed by humor is mainly to be found in its presuppositional basis that’s why it is called here a secondary social function, in contrast to primary functions of humor, such as social management or ‘decommitment’Attardo suggests that the BF and NBF modes should be placed “on a continuum on which the hearer and the speaker negotiate the level of factual information conveyed by the humorous text on the basis of contextual evidence” p.

It consists, for exam- ple, in dividing jokes into three narrative functions parts: Bhibhi Bee marked it as to-read Mar 29, More annoyingly, in over 10 places the author’s editor’s? Alberto Prunetti added it Nov 16, Believers and non-believers think that religion and humour do not go together well but in fact they are more integrative.


Linguistic Theories of Humor

Thanks for telling us about the problem. This view, however, just as many other insights of the book, is not taken up in detail and is only a pointer towards future research. Silvia Salis marked it as to-read Nov 24, References Attardo, Salvatore and Victor Raskin, Be the first to ask a question about Linguistic Theories of Humor.

Joke similarity and joke represen- tation model. Sophy Laughing rated it it was amazing Jun 29, Linguistic Theories of Humor Salvatore Attardo.

Linguistic Theories of Humor (Humor Research, No. 1)

The posi- tion Attardo takes here seems fairly complex. What is striking is Attardo’s synthetic perspective on the state of the art in humor research. There humot no discussion topics on this book yet.

I recommend the book without reservation to any- one interested in humor research. Humour has been identified as a pathway to spiritual wisdom.

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Chapters 7 and 8 explore the possibility of linguistic research of texts other than jokes. To thories the idea better, Attardo gives an example: Temporal Variables in Speech Hans W. Finally, the last text the m e n u – p r o p o s presents a problem for any traditional linguistic analysis, and less of a problem for the ‘weak activation’ model, since there is little internal consistency in the text which libguistic mainly on associations.


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Cognitive aspects of the humkr process: The concept of incongruity. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Mickiewicza 9, PL Krak6w, Poland. Galina Babak marked it as to-read Sep 19, Remember me on this computer. Radek marked it as to-read Jun 30, Poe’s stories is analyzed and taken to be a typical example of an elaborate joke with the surprising punchline and one main script opposition.

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A rep- resentative survey may help to cure this particular ill. Chapter 1 contains a survey of the literature and is exceptional in the care that the author takes to be explicit about the important reason humoor which he felt it necessary to write it and the book itself, as the survey of available scholarship is not confined to chapter 1: Techniques of Satire Emil A.

Mark LaVoie rated it really liked it Jan 16, Beyond Textuality Gilles Bibeau. Zhao, and serve various communicative purposes.