LINGUISTIC THEORIES OF HUMOR ATTARDO PDF

Metaphonology of English paronomasic puns. Chapters 7 and 8 explore the possibility of linguistic research of texts other than jokes. Books by Salvatore Attardo. I recommend the book without reservation to any- one interested in humor research.

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Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books lunguistic Andrew marked it as to-read Aug 08, He also stresses that Greimas has unintentionally attard an important humor research tradition in Europe, which Attardo calls the Isotopy-Disjunction Model IDM tradition. 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.

Chapter 9 is devoted to an account of the cooperative nature of humor. Le Texte du Roman Julia Kristeva. Open Journal of Modern BumorVol. Otz, James Hassett, Ines Otz. Refresh and try again. Ionela Boiciuc rated it it was amazing Oct 14, So this English professor comes into class and starts talking about the textual organization of jokes, the taxonomy of puns, the relations between the linguistic form and the content of humorous texts, and other past and current topics in language-based research into humor.

Ade rated it it was amazing Nov 27, Toma marked it as to-read Apr 05, 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.

In his view, the importance of conversation analysis for linguistics consists precisely in its ability to test this claim. The division is carried out so meticulously that some information is repeated and some subsections are introduced mainly to declare that the question is dealt with elsewhere or is beyond the scope of the book.

Be the first to ask a question about Linguistic Theories of Humor. On the organization of laughter in talk about troubles. The majority of chapter 1, however, is devoted to the Greeks, the Romans and the Renaissance mainly Italian scholars who wrote about theoriea.

This is meant to be and indeed is the first textbook on the linguistics of linguistics of humor, which is made clear by its layout: 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.

Jumor humor in the next two passages from T. The most impor- tant of the latter is the General Theiries of Verbal Humor, which examines joke sim- ilarity not only in terms of the opposition linguiistic scripts, but also in terms of five other parameters logical mechanisms, situation, target, narrative strategy and language; discussed in detail in Attardo and Raskin Want to Read saving….

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. On the one hand, he rejects the claim that humorous texts simply exploit or flout the maxims of cooperation and insists that the maxims are violated here. Linguistic theories of humor Wladyslaw Chlopicki — Linguitsic chapter 10, on humor in context, he comes back to these issues, however. 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.

Books by Salvatore Attardo. Linguistic Theories of Humor Salvatore Attardo. In chapter 7, Attardo probes into register-based humor and, having discussed various possible criteria for the definition of register subject matter, linguistic fea- tures, social roles or fields of discourse and pointed out the lack of discrete bound- aries between registers and subregisters, he claims that it is not easy to define regis- ter using classical categorization.

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Relief theory[ edit ] Relief theory maintains that laughter is a homeostatic mechanism by which psychological tension is reduced. It is believed that this is the reason we laugh whilst being tickled, due to a buildup of tension as the tickler "strikes". The latter point of view was supported also by Sigmund Freud. This incongruity results in a humorous effect at the moment of its realization.

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Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books lunguistic Andrew marked it as to-read Aug 08, He also stresses that Greimas has unintentionally attard an important humor research tradition in Europe, which Attardo calls the Isotopy-Disjunction Model IDM tradition. 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. Chapter 9 is devoted to an account of the cooperative nature of humor. Le Texte du Roman Julia Kristeva. Open Journal of Modern BumorVol.

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