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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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The author offers an interesting cognitive semantic theory of vyvyqn 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.

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Paperbackpages. Another critical point is the distinction into primary and secondary cognitive models.

To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Refresh and try again. This book is available as part of Oxford Scholarship Online – view abstracts and keywords at book and chapter level. Many chapters deal with the ,ean terms and principles which Evans describes exhaustively and over-detailed.

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How Words Mean: Lexical Concepts, Cognitive Models, and Meaning Construction

That is, the books seeks to provide an account for the way in which the meaning associated with any given word form appears to vary each time it is used, in terms of the conceptualization that it, in part, gives rise to. Fillmore, Frame semantics, in: Eri marked it as to-read Jul mfan, New Essays in Semantic and Lexical Organization.

According to Evans, the standard account cannot deal with the problem of meaning variation across context. An Introduction ; The Structure of Time: He builds a framework for the understanding and analysis of meaning that is at once descriptively adequate and psychologically plausible.

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He also works on lexical and compositional semantics, as well as figurative language and abstract thought. Alex Sonne is currently reading it Aug 22, Sandra rated it liked it Jun 02, Civil War American History: Although this assumption sounds like a good solution for many unsolved problems vyvyaan meaning construction, it remains — from my perspective — difficult to get sufficient empirical evidences supporting that view.

Yael Ravin – – Oxford University Press. 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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Towards a new account of word meaning 3. Evans overemphasizes theoretical mechanisms and does not try to support his approach with the help of empirical data.

The essential insight of the theory is that meaning construction in language understanding relies upon the interaction between distinct types of knowledge representation — units of semantic structure: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Notable Features of the Book: Ana Maria Roig marked it as to-read Jul 16, Oxford Scholarship Online This book is available as part of Oxford Scholarship Online – view abstracts and keywords at book and chapter level.

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