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2011-2012 Graduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG/PREVIOUS EDITION]

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LIN 6826: Introduction to Formal Pragmatics


Credits: 3                    Grading Scheme: Letter

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.      

Introduces Pragmatics, the study of utterance meanings determined by situated uses of language and linguistic communication as a social activity. Explores the role of linguistic and extra-linguistic contexts in the production and interpretation of utterances. Topics include deictic and anaphoric expressions, sense and reference, presupposition, implicature, speech acts and coherence.



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