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Semantics and Pragmatics

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The aims of this course are to provide a detailed introduction to and give a critical survey of a wide range of issues of contemporary relevance in the study of meaning. Topics will include a detailed introduction to pragmatics (with discussion of diexis, presupposition, implicature, speech act and Relevance Theory), the relationship between semantics and pragmatics, the interface between syntax and pragmatics, and the interaction between sociolinguistics and pragmatics.


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Semantics and Pragmatics

Course Syllabus and Pragmatics_Engl. 761/761_Samir.doc
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