Complex Emotions and Grammatical Mismatches: A Contrastive by Katarzyna Dziwirek,Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk PDF

By Katarzyna Dziwirek,Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk

ISBN-10: 3110227746

ISBN-13: 9783110227741

Nominated for the simplest contribution to Slavic Linguistics/AATSEEL ebook award 2011

The proposal of complex feelings is evidently polysemous. at the one hand, we will be able to interpret it as a non-basic, non-prototypical, or culture-specific thought, at the different - and this is often the translation we recommend during this paintings - a fancy emotion suggestion might be seemed upon as an idea whose complexity emerges in interplay, because of the advanced nature of its object. Our interpretation is therefore construction-based, one within which which means isn't really to be came across completely within the lexical semantics of the time period, but in addition within the, truly meaning-laden, grammatical building, e.g. a supplement clause, expressing the thing or reason behind the emotion. The construal of a scene mapped at the kind of a posh sentence comprises the emotion that's unambiguously complicated and never inevitably common or prototypical. We argue all through this e-book that cross-linguistic grammatical mismatches are a visual signal of conceptual and categorizational differences among the conceptualization of emotion in several languages and cultures. in addition they sign ameliorations in what person audio system think of salient in a portrayed scene.

We provide a contrastive corpus-based examine of Polish and English emotion techniques and the linguistic styles they input. Our theoretical technique combines lexical semantics and cognitive linguistics and proposes a cognitive corpus linguistics method. it's a cognitive linguistic pastime during which we research grammatical class mismatches and supply special semantic analyses of other supplement offerings of emotion predicates. We additionally talk about insights into Polish and English cultural values gleaned from the several underlying categorizations of feelings.

Combining theoretical analyses with pedagogical idea and school room functions, this paintings breaks new flooring and willreach audiences of linguists, lecturers and scholars of Polish, lecturers and scholars of English, translators, and different language researchers and practitioners.

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