This volume focuses on the interplay between grammatical and pragmatic factors in the comprehension of lexically communicated meaning. It uses a case-study, modality, in order to illustrate how the plasticity of lexically conveyed information can be accounted for without assuming semantic polysemy. The author's approach to the semantics and pragmatics of the English modal verbs is developed within the relevance-theoretic framework of communication.
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Book Description Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX008043634X
Book Description Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 008043634X
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