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

It is an instrument for putting humans in their place in relation to divine beings. Tristan Miller rated it really liked it Mar 11, In chapters 3 and 4 puns and their resolutions are discussed. To ask other readers questions about Linguistic Theories of Humorplease sign up. The posi- tion Attardo takes here seems fairly complex. Doris Tien marked it as to-read May 05, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Alberto Prunetti added it Nov 16, Want to Read saving…. Trivia About Linguistic Theori These semi- otic theories of humor are semantic in spirit, and, although less formalized than strictly linguistic theories, show findings remarkably similar to those of linguistics. Contrasting Languages Tomasz P. Humr details Format Hardback pages Dimensions Thanks for telling us about tyeories problem.

Chapters 7 and 8 explore the possibility of linguistic research of texts other than jokes.

Linguistic Theories of Humor

Metaphonology of English paronomasic puns. On Semiotic Modeling Myrdene Anderson. Here Attardo takes up the analy- sis of literary texts, making use of the o model; he is quick to point out, however, that the analysis is not equivalent to literary criticism, although the two approaches may partly overlap.

What is striking is Attardo’s synthetic perspective on the state of the art in humor research. Ociana Wijayanti rated it it was amazing May 24, Apart from that, the bibliography is truly comprehensive over items and includes over a hundred sources not discussed in the book. Be the first to ask a question about Linguistic Theories of Humor.

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Script theory revis it ed: Is the punch line truly so central in jokes? Linguistic Theories of Huomr. Chapter 9 is devoted to an account of the cooperative nature of humor. A linguistic analysis of selected verses is carried out by searching figures of speech, such metaphor according to Kostleras a rhetoric device, and how by its flouting Grice Maxims gives rise to laughter.


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Log In Sign Up. Jokes as a text type. It consists, for exam- ple, in dividing jokes into three narrative functions parts: It is rare to find a religion, including Christianity, that does not include laughter and humour in one form or another such as myths, rituals etc.

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.

Is resolution truly essential in humor? This book is not yet featured on Listopia. First, one of E.