HOW WORDS MEAN VYVYAN EVANS PDF
How Words Mean: Lexical Concepts, Cognitive Models, and Meaning Construction. Vyvyan Evans. Abstract. This book is concerned with word meaning , and the. Vyvyan Evans, How Words Mean – Lexical Concepts, Cognitive Models, and Meaning Construction. Oxford: Oxford University Press How words mean: Lexical concepts, cognitive models, and meaning construction. By Vyvyan Evans. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Pp. xviii,
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. LCCM claims to provide an account for the variability in meaning representation, semantic composition and figurative language. Evanw a detailed treatment over several chapters Evans deals with numerous examples and tries to familiarize the reader with the theoretical constructs of LCCM. TheAlphaCat added it Mar 14, In so doing he also addresses current issues in lexical semantics and semantic compositionality, polysemy, figurative language, and the semantics of time and space, and writes in a way that will be accessible to students of linguistics and cognitive science at advanced undergraduate level and above.
He builds a framework for the understanding and analysis of meaning that is at once descriptively adequate and psychologically plausible.
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How Words Mean: Lexical Concepts, Cognitive Models, and Meaning Construction
It does so by addressing the interaction between non-linguistic concepts and the meanings encoded vygyan language. What characterizes a prototypical primary or secondary cognitive model?
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Oxford University Press Marina Rakova – – Palgrave-Macmillan. Google Books no proxy Wrds an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. I think using another term instead of lexical concept would cause less confusion.
Fillmore, Frame semantics, in: He builds a aords for the understanding and analysis of meaning that is at once descriptively adequate and psychologically plausible. Refresh and try again. In so doing hiw also addresses current issues in lexical semantics wodrs semantic compositionality, polysemy, figurative language, and the semantics of time and space, and writes in a way that will be accessible to students of linguistics and cognitive science at advanced undergraduate level and above.
Synthesises and advances recent work in cognitive linguistics and cognitive evana in terms men the nature of lexical representation and meaning construction. Yael Ravin – – Oxford University Press. Vyvyan Evans integrates and advances recent developments in cognitive science, particularly sords cognitive linguistics and cognitive psychology. How to cite this item: Return to Book Page. End Matter Glossary References Index. To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider.
Goldberg, Constructions at Work: How Words Mean introduces a new approach to the role of words and other linguistic units in the construction of meaning.
The book develops a new theoretical synthesis building upon developments in cognitive science: How Words Mean introduces a new approach to the role of words and other linguistic units in the construction of meaning. Irit Liebman marked it as to-read Jun 14, Evwns constant recording of new perceptual and subjective vygyan results in continuously updated cognitive models. Aida marked it as to-read Sep 29, Danielle marked it as to-read Aug 31, Subscriber Login Email Address. It proposes two theoretical constructs, the lexical concept and the cognitive model.
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Making New Words R. Want to Read saving…. Robyn Carston – unknown. It does so by addressing the interaction between non-linguistic concepts and the meanings encoded in language.
University Press Scholarship Online. Print Save Cite Email Share. The author offers an interesting cognitive semantic theory of word meaning and interpretation that does not claim to replace existing theories it draws upon, but rather a complementing theory that provides a missing link in meaning construction cf.
If the predictions from a hypothesis are not empirically testable and verifiable, the theory remains unscientific and speculative to some degree.
Choose your country or region Close. Find it on Scholar. In conclusion, LCCM theory provides a valuable and insightful new approach of meaning variation in language comprehension and production as well as figurative language understanding.
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The Structure of Lexical Concepts. Vyvyan Evans integrates and advances recent developments in cognitive science, particularly in cognitive linguistics and cognitive psychology. According ho Evans, the standard account cannot deal with the problem of meaning variation across context. LCCM Theory in context. Publications Pages Publications Pages.
Another point is the use of the terms lexical concept and conceptual structure. Despite many existing empirical studies that consider polysemy or figurative language, the author is not getting into debates about psychological data that concern some of the core issues the book addresses.