[Corpora-List] Semantic Prosody questions?

Xiao, Zhonghua z.xiao at lancaster.ac.uk
Thu Dec 16 04:46:01 CET 2004


Thought you might find the following references helpful:


Dr Richard Xiao
Department of Linguistics
Lancaster University
Bailrigg, Lancaster
United Kingdom

Home: http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk/staff/xiao/index.htm
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Corpora List Archive 17/10/03: http://helmer.aksis.uib.no/corpora/2003-2/0097.html

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Louw, B. 2000. 'Contextual prosodic theory: bringing semantic prosodies to life' in Heffer C., Sauntson H. and Fox G. (eds.) Words in Context: A tribute to John Sinclair on his Retirement [English Language Research Discourse Analysis Monograph No. 18 (CD-ROM)]. Birmingham: University of Birmingham.

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Tim Johns: http://www.eisu.bham.ac.uk/Webmaterials/kibbitzers/kibbitzer24.htm.



From: owner-corpora at lists.uib.no on behalf of Irena Shuke
Sent: Wed 15/12/2004 22:58
Subject: [Corpora-List] Semantic Prosody questions?

Dear All,

I recently joined this list because I had come across a topic discussed in
it via Google.com, namely one about semantic prosody. I was just wondering
if it would be alright to ask any questions about it here on this list, or
would someone please recommend another list which would be more appropriate.
I am trying to write my MA paper on Semantic Prosody at the University of

Thank you,
Irena Shuke
Riga, Latvia
irenashuke at hotmail.com

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