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Published by John Benjamins in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Linguistic analysis (Linguistics),
  • Linguistic models

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Roberta L. Corrigan.
ContributionsCorrigan, Roberta.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP126 .F67 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22552483M
ISBN 109789027229977, 9789027229953, 9789027229960
LC Control Number2008042109

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"I found Formulaic to be a thought-provoking read for any sized 'marketing' books focus on one element of marketing. Thinking through your entire offering is essential to success. Formulaic provides this framework in a simple and insightful manner.". Brian E. Miller.   This book explores the nature and purposes of formulaic language, and looks for patterns across the research findings from the fields of discourse analysis, first language acquisition, language 5/5(1). Formulaic language is a linguistic term for verbal expressions that are fixed in form, often non-literal in meaning with attitudinal nuances, and closely related to communicative-pragmatic context. Along with idioms, expletives and proverbs, formulaic language includes . A considerable proportion of our everyday language is "formulaic". It is predictable in form and idiomatic--apparently stored in fixed or semi-fixed chunks. This book explores the nature and purposes of formulaic language, and looks for patterns across the research findings from the fields of discourse analysis, first language acquisition.