Rather than favour one approach, this collection of articles gives a state-of-the-art picture of current directions in pragmatic humour studies. Humour in quasi-conversations: Constructing fun in online sports journalism by Chovanec, Jan ; 19. New York: Wiley and Sons, pp. Patrick Griffiths, An Introduction to English Semantics and Pragmatics; Alan Cruse, A Glossary of Semantics and Pragmatics. Empirical approaches to lying and deception. In addition, the papers address diversified manifestations of humour, such as puns in Shakespeare s plays, gendered jokes on the Internet, sexuality in anti-proverbs, Woody Allen s prose, humour in Friends, and parody by Monty Python s Flying Circus. As for the linguistic part, it can be noted that despite criticisms e.
Rachel Giora, On Our Mind: Salience, Context and Figurative Language. Debra Aarons, Jokes and the Linguistic Mind; Andrew Goatly, Meaning and Humour. Rather than favour one approach, this collection of articles gives a state-of-the-art picture of current directions in pragmatic humour studies. Victor Raskin, The Primer of Humor Research. Forms of humour in public discourse; 21.
Participation in Public and Social Media Interactions. She teaches courses in Linguistic Typology, Semiotics, Applied and Computational Linguistics and Formal Models in Linguistics. It's like this song has made me finally realize - I do miss them. Exploring Translation and Communication Problems. Journal of Pragmatics, 35, pp. Participation in Public and Social Media Interactions.
Subject index Series Title: , new ser. The contributors assume multifarious theoretical perspectives and discuss a wide array of issues germane to different types of humour across discourse domains. The controversial topic of sexuality is not often discussedopenly and is subject to taboos. Attention is paid primarily to the pragmatic and philosophical literature where pretense is used with regard to two linguistic notions: irony and deception. The generalidea of the incongruity-resolution theory of humour is that the addressee findstwo incongruous elements and needs to find a reason for fitting them together.
In this article, we examine dark humour in Internet posts commenting on an online Italian newspaper report published by Il Fatto Quotidiano and devoted to the 2016 terrorist attack in Nice. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 24, pp. Journal of Pragmatics, 35, pp. Journal of Pragmatics, 40, pp. Journal of Pragmatics, 39, pp. All the humour forms distinguished are neatly captured by incongruity theory, specifically the incongruity-resolution model, coupled with superiority theory in the case of disaffiliative humour. .
Combining a range of theoretical frameworks in stylistics, pragmatics and discourse analysis, Simpson examines both the methods of textual composition and the strategies of interpretation for satire. Handbook of Humor Research, vol. Turning to using humour in court, the author notes thatthis is yet another sphere where humour can realise its persuasive potential. The theme of human failure andunhappiness is central to all short stories included in the collection. Pragmatics and Cognition, 19:3, pp. Pragmatics and Beyond New Series.
It is claimed that thetwo-staged incongruity-resolution model is a handy tool for the analysis of parody. The authordiscusses thematic variations of loserdom and types of characters created byAllen. As for cultural obstacles to successfulhumour translation, they come from the differences in traditions andsocio-cultural knowledge of the sender and the recipient. I now think of my Grandmother Grace I didn't yet know my other grandparents very well , and now my mother in law Myrna. Stylistic figures as forms of humour; 3. While this is certainly true in many cases of metaphor, the role of the body in metaphor creation can and should be reinterpreted, and, consequently, the body can be seen as just one of the several contexts from which metaphors can emerge including the situational, discourse, and conceptual-cognitive contexts - although perhaps the dominant or crucial one. Lodz Papers in Pragmatics, 4, pp.
It is argued that some of the examples found in the relevant scholarship, namely those that involve scalar expressions, qualify rather as lies. It is argued that conversational humour is prevalent in dramatic discourse, manifesting itself in rhetorical figures e. Journal of Politeness Research, 8, pp. Journal of Pragmatics, 8, pp. The Primer of Humour Research. Context-sensitive aspects of Shakespeare's use of puns in comedies: An enquiry into clowns' and pages' punning practices by Adamczyk, Magdalena ; 10. This broad-range study aims to shed light on the humorous phenomena in dramatic discourse, which evinces greater similitude than comedy discourse.
Humorous interpretation can be a sound explanation for the incongruity. In particular, the author focuses on patterns of bothsyllabic and morphological sources of ambiguity. Language and Humour in the Media. Cognitive Studies, 14 3 , 269-281. Relevance Studies in Poland Vol.
A Linguistic Guide to English Poetry, London: Longman Lucariello, Joan. A pun is defined as ajuxtaposition of two similar forms and dissimilar meanings. Neal Norrick, Delia Chiaro, Humor in Interaction. After discussing existing theories of verbalirony, he offers his own taxonomy, which is a result of eclectic unification ofthe most popular approaches to verbal irony. Lexical and syntactic ambiguity as a source of humor: thecase of newspaper headlines.