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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Linguistic Theories of Humor by Salvatore Attardo

Lists with This Book. Chapter 9 is devoted to an account of the cooperative nature of humor. The only major criticism of the book I feel compelled to offer concerns the bibliographical apparatus and the indexing system.

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Ionela Boiciuc rated it it was amazing Oct 14, Cognitive aspects of the humor process: Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Their advantage, in Attardo’s view, is the global point of view, lingyistic, when adopted, can allow linguistics to encompass, e. The studies apply the theory e.

Published February 1st by Walter de Gruyter first published January 1st Mark LaVoie rated it really liked it Jan 16, In chapter 5, Attardo discusses bisociation theories as well as some stylistic and textual theories, advanced particularly by Italian and German scholars. It consists, for exam- ple, in dividing jokes into three narrative functions parts: Semantic mechanisms of humor.

Sandy Alford marked it as to-read Aug 08, What is striking is Attardo’s synthetic perspective on the state of the art in humor research.

Linguistic Theories of Humor

Here Attardo takes up the analy- sis of literary texts, making use of the spreading-activation model; he is quick to point out, however, that the analysis is not equivalent to literary criticism, although the two approaches may partly overlap. Risti is currently reading it Oct 01, Sophy Laughing rated it it was amazing Jun 29, References Attardo, Salvatore and Victor Raskin, Is the punch line truly so central in jokes?

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In his view, the importance of conversation analysis for aytardo consists precisely in its ability to test this claim. 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. The results show that humour in these verses is a device of persuasion since the main aim of the process of flouting Grice Maxims by the rhetorical figures of speech is to achieve persuasion.

The posi- tion Attardo takes here seems fairly complex. Apart from the detailed pre- sentation of the theory, Attardo attempts to classify the surprisingly large number of follow-up, application studies inspired by the script theory.

Attardo pays special attention to the scholars who made a contribution and have been forgotten, e. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Linguistic Theories of Humor. At the end he linguistix all.