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By Leonor Ruiz-Gurillo, M. Belén Alvarado-Ortega

Irony and Humor: From pragmatics to discourse is a whole up-to-date landscape of linguistic examine on irony and humor, in accordance with numerous views, corpora and theories. The e-book collects the latest contributions from such diversified techniques as Relevance conception, Cognitive Linguistics, normal conception of Verbal Humor, Neo-Gricean Pragmatics or Argumentation. the quantity is prepared in 3 components pertaining to pragmatic views, mediated discourse, and conversational interplay. This ebook can be hugely suitable for somebody attracted to pragmatics, discourse research in addition to social sciences

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Furthermore, if irony is an exemplar category there need not be any set of features common to all cases of irony. The second claim is that irony is processed and produced largely subconsciously and that its meaning is indeterminate and in part because of this cannot be reduced to a proposition. , the processing time needed for the perception of incongruity and the existence of idiomatic irony. 1. Introduction The term ‘irony’ is commonly used to describe both a linguistic phenomenon (verbal irony) and other phenomena including ‘situational’ irony, such as a fire-station­ burning to the ground, various philosophical ideas (Socratic irony, Romantic irony, Postmodern irony).

2012. Lingüística del Humor en Español. Madrid: Arco Libros. Santamaría, Isabel. 2009. “Los evidenciales”. In Dime Cómo Ironizas y te Diré Quién Eres. Una Aproximación Pragmática a la Ironía, ed. by Leonor Ruiz Gurillo, and Xose A. Padilla ­García, 267–292. Frankfurt: Peter Lang. Sperber, Dan and Deirdre Wilson. 1981. “Irony and the use-mention distinction”. In Radical Pragmatics, ed. by Peter Cole, 295–318. New York: Academic Press. 37 38 Susana Rodríguez Rosique Sperber, Dan and Deirdre Wilson.

21. The coexistence or alternation of frameworks in different kinds of humorous discourses has been highlighted by Attardo (2008), by Brône (2008) for conversational interaction, and by Padilla and Gironzetti (2012) for cartoons. 29 30 Susana Rodríguez Rosique (6) elegido por aclamación Sí, fue un malentendido. Gritaron: ¡a las urnas! y él entendió: ¡a las armas! – dijo luego. Era pundonoroso y mató mucho. Con pistolas, con rifles, con decretos. Cuando envainó la espada dijo, dice: La democracia es lo perfecto.

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