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Pragmatics of adjectives in academic discourse: from qualification to intensification

Mihaela Matešić
E-mail: mmatesic@ffri.hr
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4780-8512
University of Rijeka

Anita Memišević
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4780-8512
University of Rijeka
Abstract: Certain communicative and linguistic conventions, that, on the one hand, have been established for the academic discourse type in general, and on the other, for this discourse type in a particular lan...

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The role of metaphors and metonymies in framing the transplantation discourse

Mario Brdar
E-mail: mbrdar@ffos.hr
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9582-4285
University of Osijek

Rita Brdar-Szabó
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9582-4285
Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
Abstract: This article studies figurative uses of metaphors and metonymies utilized to frame the discourse of transplantology. We assume a somewhat wider view of framing than is usually found in the literature ...

State-of-the-art article
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Metafora na razmeđu koncepata, jezika i diskursa

Mateusz-Milan Stanojević
E-mail: mmstanoje@ffzg.hr
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7221-5842
Sveučilište u Zagrebu
Abstract: U ovom se radu izlaže „treći put“ u često suprotnim shvaćanjima metafora kao konceptualne odnosno diskursne pojave. Metafora se sagledava kao sposobnost metaforizacije koja je zajednička i globalna, a...

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Can political rhetoric ever be “too persuasive”? The combination of proverb and hyperbole in the case of having the cake and eating it

Andreas Musolff
E-mail: a.musolff@uea.ac.uk
University of East Anglia
Abstract: Can the use of linguistic devices to achieve persuasion, such as metaphor, irony and hyperbole, ever be “too persuasive”, i.e., overshoot its rhetorical aim? More specifically, can the combination of ...

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Page 365 - 391

Similar intentions with different underlying wishes: Intensional profiles of imperatives in Hungarian

Judit Kleiber
E-mail: kleiber.judit@pte.hu
University of Pécs, Hungary
Abstract: The paper investigates imperative sentence types in Hungarian focusing on the pragmasemantic contribution of discourse markers. It follows Lauer (2013) in assuming that – though illocutionary force va...

State-of-the-art article
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A critical note on the evolution of social theoretical and linguistic underpinnings of contemporary discourse studies

Piotr Cap
E-mail: piotr.cap@uni.lodz.pl
University of Łodz
Abstract: This paper gives a critical overview of analytical approaches dominating the field of discourse studies in the last three decades, from the perspective of their philosophical and formative bases: soci...

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It goes without saying (though I will say it anyway)

Tanja Gradečak-Erdeljić
E-mail: tgradeca@knjiga.ffos.hr
Sveučilište u Osijeku

Dorijan Gudurić
University College of London
Abstract: It is not very frequently assumed that negation may play an active role in achieving specific conceptual frames, but as claimed by Langacker (2008) or Lakoff (2004), language enables the actual physic...