By Stefan Th. Gries,Anatol Stefanowitsch
Cognitive Linguistics, the department of linguistics that attempts to "make one's account of human language accord with what's quite often recognized in regards to the brain and the brain," has turn into essentially the most flourishing fields of up to date linguistics. The chapters deal with many vintage issues of Cognitive Linguistics. those issues comprise reports at the semantics of particular phrases (including polysemy and synonymy) in addition to semantic features of specific syntactic styles / buildings (including constructional synonymy and the schematicity of constructions), the research of causatives, transitivity, and image-schematic features of posture verbs.
the major attribute of this quantity is that every one papers undertake the methodological standpoint of Corpus Linguistics, the quickly evolving department of linguistics in accordance with the automatic research of language utilized in genuine settings. therefore, the contributionsdo not just all offer numerous new insights of their respective fields, additionally they introduce new info in addition to new corpus-based and quantitative equipment of study. at the foundation in their findings, the authors talk about either theoretical implications going way past the singular subject matters of the stories and convey how the self-discipline of Cognitive Linguistics can enjoy the rigorous research of naturally-occurring language. The languages that are investigated are English, German, Dutch, and Russian, and the information come from a number of varied corpora. As such, the current volumewill be of curiosity to a variety of students with many alternative foci and pursuits and will pave the way in which for extra integration of usage-based suggestions of research inside this intriguing paradigm.
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Corpora in Cognitive Linguistics: Corpus-Based Approaches to Syntax and Lexis (Mouton Select) by Stefan Th. Gries,Anatol Stefanowitsch