Original scientific article
Page 179 - 206

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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Page 697 - 734

On apologizing in Persian: A socio-cultural inquiry

Amin Karimnia
E-mail: aminkarimnia@yahoo.com
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1312-6249
aIslamic Azad University, Fasa Branch

Akbar Afghari
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1312-6249
Islamic Azad University, Khorasgan Branch
Abstract: The present study attempts to outline the degree and type of use of apology strategies in Per-sian and elaborate on the socio- cultural attitudes and values of this community. The infor-mants were 330...

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Page 423 - 446

Applications of conceptual blending: Headlines and their implicatures

Shala Barczewska
E-mail: shadanielle@gmail.com
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7896-7025
Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce
Abstract: One of the claims of cognitive linguistics is that it is able to remove the semantic-pragmatic divide (cf. Evans & Green 2006), and yet the research conducted by in this field is at times criticiz...

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Page 487 - 499

Intended communicative effects of using borrowed English vocabulary from the point of view of the addressor: Corpus-based pragmatic analysis of a magazine column

Aleksandar Kavgić
E-mail: kavgic@ff.uns.ac.rs
Sveučilište u Novom Sadu
Abstract: This paper presents the findings of a small-scale, pilot, corpus-based research conducted on a corpus of 36 Ja, igrač! (‘I, Gamer!’) columns from the magazine Svet kompjutera (Computer World), publish...

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Page 115 - 167

Modelling thought in language use: At the crossroads between discourse, pragmatics, and cognition

Jose Luis Otal Campo
Universitat Jaume I

Francisco Ruiz de Mendoza
University Jaume I
Abstract: This article studies a number of semantic and pragmatic phenomena with consequences for the development of discourse. Thus, our study of the way we make use of cognitive models in discourse allows us ...

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Metaphors are events, not objects

Frank Brisard
E-mail: frank.brisard@ua.ac.be
University of Antwerp
Abstract: This paper discusses the tension that exists between linguistic and psychological approaches to metaphor. It aims to demonstrate that interdisciplinary efforts are probably not all of equal value when...

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Page 41 - 57

Hypothesis and deduction in the studies of the discourse of advertising

Piotr Cap
E-mail: strus_pl@yahoo.com
University of Łódź
Abstract: The paper is an attempt to show that a discourse type can in itself be an analytic determinant, i.e. that it can effectively dictate methods of investigating it. This claim is illustrated by a study o...