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Showing 601 - 127 of 127 Journals sorted alphabetically
Nordic Journal of Francophone Studies / Revue nordique des études francophones     Open Access  
Nordic Journal of Literacy Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Nordlit     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Norsk Lingvistisk Tidsskrift     Open Access  
Norsk litteratur­vitenskapelig tidsskrift     Open Access  
Nottingham Medieval Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
Nouvelles Études Francophones     Full-text available via subscription  
Novos Olhares : Revista de Estudos Sobre Práticas de Recepção a Produtos Midiáticos     Open Access  
NUDOS : Sociología, Teoría y Didáctica de la Literatura     Open Access  
Nueva ReCIT : Revista del área de traductología     Open Access  
Nueva Revista del Pacífico     Open Access  
Nuevo Texto Crítico     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Nuit blanche     Full-text available via subscription  
O Eixo e a Roda : Revista de Literatura Brasileira     Open Access  
ÖDaF-Mitteilungen     Hybrid Journal  
Odisea : Revista de Estudios Ingleses     Open Access  
Oficios Terrestres     Open Access  
Ogigia : Revista electrónica de estudios hispánicos     Open Access  
OKARA Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra or Journal of Languages and Literature     Open Access  
Olho d'água     Open Access  
Olivar     Open Access  
Ondina - Ondine     Open Access  
Orbis Litterarum     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Palimpsesto : Revista da Pós-Graduação em Letras da UERJ     Open Access  
PAN: Philosophy Activism Nature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Papers on French Seventeenth Century Literature     Full-text available via subscription  
Papers: Explorations into Children's Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
PARAFRASE : Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies     Open Access  
Paragraph     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Parergon     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Paroles gelées     Open Access  
Partial Answers: Journal of Literature and the History of Ideas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Passage - Tidsskrift for litteratur og kritik     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Passagens     Open Access  
Pecia     Full-text available via subscription  
Pensares em Revista     Open Access  
Periférica. Revista para el análisis de la cultura y el territorio     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Perspectives Médiévales : Revue d’Épistémologie des Langues et Littératures du Moyen Âge     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Philip Roth Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Philologia Estonica Tallinnensis     Open Access  
Philologica Canariensia     Open Access  
Philosophy and Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29)
Phonica     Open Access  
Pleine Marge     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Ploughshares     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Plurentes. Artes y Letras     Open Access  
Poe Studies     Partially Free   (Followers: 2)
Poetica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Poetics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Polifonia     Open Access  
Poligramas     Open Access  
Postmodern Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Poznańskie Studia Polonistyczne. Seria Językoznawcza     Open Access  
Poznańskie Studia Slawistyczne     Open Access  
Pragmalingüística     Open Access  
PragMATIZES : Latin American Journal of Cultural Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Prague Journal of English Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Prairie Schooner     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Prassi Ecdotiche della Modernità Letteraria     Open Access  
Pratiques : Linguistique, littérature, didactique     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Pretexts : Literary and Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Profetik : Jurnal Komunikasi     Open Access  
Publications of the English Goethe Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Quaderni d'italianistica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Quadrant     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Quarterly Essay     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Quarterly Journal of Speech     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Question     Open Access  
Quêtes littéraires     Open Access  
Qui Parle : Critical Humanities and Social Sciences     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Quiroga : Revista de Patrimonio Iberoamericano     Open Access  
Recherches & travaux     Open Access  
reCHERches : Culture et histoire dans l'espace roman     Open Access  
Recherches germaniques     Open Access  
Red Cedar Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
REDD : Revista de estudios del discurso digital     Open Access  
Redis : Revista de Estudos do Discurso     Open Access  
Reinardus     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Relacje Międzykulturowe : Intercultural Relations     Open Access  
Remate de Males     Open Access  
Renaissance Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 52)
Renascence : Essays on Values in Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Res Humanitariae     Open Access  
Res Rhetorica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Research and Innovation in Language Learning     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Research in African Literatures     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Reseñas CeLeHis     Open Access  
Respectus Philologicus     Open Access  
Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture, 1660-1700     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
RETORIKA : Jurnal Bahasa, Sastra, dan Pengajarannya     Open Access  
REVELL - Revista de Estudos Literários da UEMS     Open Access  
Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Revista Binacional Brasil - Argentina: Diálogo entre as ciências     Open Access  
Revista Chilena de Literatura     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Revista de Culturas y Literaturas Comparadas     Open Access  
Revista de Estudios Hispánicos     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Revista de Estudios Norteamericanos     Open Access  
Revista de Estudos Culturais     Open Access  
Revista de Filología Alemana     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista de Filología Románica     Open Access  
Revista de Filología y Lingüística de la Universidad de Costa Rica     Open Access  
Revista de Lenguas para Fines Específicos     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista de Letras     Open Access  
Revista de Letras Norte@mentos     Open Access  
Revista de Llengua i Dret     Open Access  
Revista Desenredo     Open Access  
Revista Diacrítica     Open Access  
Revista do GEL     Open Access  
Revista Espirales : Revista para a integração da América Latina e Caribe     Open Access  
Revista Garrafa     Open Access  
Revista Guará : Revista de Linguagem e Literatura     Open Access  
Revista Hispánica Moderna     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Revista Iberoamericana     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Revista Internacional de Culturas y Literaturas     Open Access  
Revista intransitiva     Open Access  
Revista Investigações     Open Access  
Revista Lengua y Literatura     Open Access  
Revista Língua & Literatura     Open Access  
Revista Mídia e Cotidiano     Open Access  
Revista Prâksis     Open Access  
Revista Signos     Open Access  
Revista Surco Sur     Open Access  
Revista UNINTER de Comunicação     Open Access  
Revue Akofena     Open Access  
Revue de recherches en littératie médiatique multimodale     Open Access  
Revue des études slaves     Open Access  
Revue Internationale des Francophonies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revue Romane     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
RiCognizioni : Rivista di Lingue e Letterature Straniere e Culture Moderne     Open Access  
River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative     Full-text available via subscription  
Rocznik Ruskiej Bursy     Open Access  
Romance Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Romance Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Romanische Forschungen     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Romanische Studien     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Romanticism on the Net     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Room One Thousand     Open Access  
RUDN Journal of Language Studies, Semiotics and Semantics     Open Access  
RUDN Journal of Studies in Literature and Journalism     Open Access  
RUS : Revista de Literatura e Cultura Russa Universidade de São Paulo     Open Access  
Russian Journal of Linguistics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Russian Language Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Russian Literature     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Russian Studies in Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Sananjalka     Open Access  
SARE : Southeast Asian Review of English     Open Access  
Sartre Studies International     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Scandinavistica Vilnensis     Open Access  
Scando-Slavica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Schulz / Forum     Open Access  
Scientific Study of Literature     Hybrid Journal  
Scripta     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
SEL Studies in English Literature 1500-1900     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Selçuk Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Dergisi (SEFAD) / Selçuk University Journal of Faculty of Letters     Open Access  
Semiotika     Open Access  
Seoul Journal of Korean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Sewanee Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Shakespeare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Shakespeare Bulletin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Shakespeare Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 27)
Shanlax International Journal of Arts, Science and Humanities     Open Access  
SHAW The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Siglo XXI : Literatura y Cultura Españolas     Open Access  
Signo y seña     Open Access  
Signs : International Journal of Semiotics     Open Access  
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 47)
Sillages critiques     Open Access  
Sintesis     Open Access  
Sirena: poesia, arte y critica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Slavia Antiqua. Rocznik poświęcony starożytnościom słowiańskim     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Slavia Meridionalis     Open Access  
Slavica Revalensia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Slavistica Vilnensis     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Slověne : International Journal of Slavic Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Social Dynamics: A journal of African studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Social Interaction : Video-Based Studies of Human Sociality     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Socio-anthropologie     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
South Asian Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Southern Literary Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Southern Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Southern Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Sprache und Literatur     Full-text available via subscription  
Stanislavski Studies     Hybrid Journal  
Storytelling, Self, Society : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Storytelling Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
StoryWorlds : A Journal of Narrative Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Studi Francesi     Open Access  
Studi Magrebini : North African Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
Studia Anglica Posnaniensia     Open Access  
Studia Aurea : Revista de Literatura Española y Teoría Literaria del Renacimiento y Siglo de Oro     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Studia austriaca     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Studia Azjatystyczne     Open Access  
Studia Białorutenistyczne     Open Access  
Studia Celtica Posnaniensia     Open Access  
Studia Iberystyczne     Open Access  
Studia Iranica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Studia Litteraria et Historica     Open Access  
Studia Metrica et Poetica     Open Access  
Studia Neophilologica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Studia Pigoniana     Open Access  
Studia Romanica Posnaniensia     Open Access  

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Russian Journal of Linguistics
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ISSN (Print) 2687-0088 - ISSN (Online) 2686-8024
Published by Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia Homepage  [21 journals]
  • The conceptual semantics of “money” and “money
           verbs”

    • Authors: Cliff Goddard, Anna Wierzbicka, Gian Marco Farese
      Pages: 7 - 30
      Abstract: The central purpose of this study is to apply the NSM (Natural Semantic Metalanguage) method of semantic-conceptual analysis to the word ‘money’ and to related “economic transaction” verbs, such as ‘buy’, ‘sell’ and ‘pay’, as used in everyday English. It proposes semantic explications for these words on the basis of conceptual analysis and a range of linguistic evidence and taking account of lexical polysemy. Even in its basic meaning (in a sentence like ‘there was some money on the table’), ‘money-1’ is shown to be surprisingly complex, comprising about 35 lines of semantic text and drawing on a number of semantic molecules (such as ‘country’, ‘number’, and ‘hands’), as well as a rich assortment of semantic primes. This ‘money-1’ meaning turns out to be a crucial semantic molecule in the composition of the verbs ‘buy’, ‘sell’, ‘pay’, and ‘(it) costs’. Each of these is treated in some detail, thereby bringing to light the complex semantic relationships between them and clarifying how this bears on their grammatical properties, such as argument structure. The concluding section considers how NSM semantic-conceptual analysis can help illuminate everyday economic thinking and also how it connects with Humanonics, an interdisciplinary project which aims to “re-humanise” economics.
      PubDate: 2022-03-30
      DOI: 10.22363/2687-0088-27193
      Issue No: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2022)
       
  • Phylogenetic trees: Grammar versus vocabulary

    • Authors: Vladimir N. Polyakov, Elena A. Makarova, Valery D. Solovyev
      Pages: 31 - 50
      Abstract: Traditionally, genealogical relationships between languages are established on the basis of phonetic and lexical data. The question whether genealogical relationships among languages can be defined based on grammatical data remains unanswered. The objective of this article is to compare two phylogenetic trees: one built using the Automated Similarity Judgment Program (ASJP) project, and one using the World Atlas of Language Structures (WALS). We include data from WALS representing 27 languages from 5 language families of all continents that are deemed to be sufficiently well described. A Hamming distance matrix was calculated for all languages under study, and, based on the matrix, a phylogenetic tree was built. The trees built according to WALS and ASJP data are compared with each other and with a tree built by the classical comparative historical method. Both the ASJP-based tree and the WALS-based tree have their advantages and disadvantages. The ASJP-based tree is a good reflection of the evolutionary divergence of languages. Similarities of languages as calculated based on the typological database of WALS can provide information on the history of languages both in terms of genealogical descent and contact with other languages. The ASJP-based tree reflects genealogical relationship well at a relatively small time depth, while the WALS-based tree reflects genealogical relationship well at large time intervals. We suggest a new variant of a phylogenetic tree that includes information on both the divergence (ASJP project) and the convergence (WALS project) of languages, combining the benefits of both of these trees, although the problem of borrowings remains. The present research reveals prospects for future studies of genealogical relations among languages based on large-scale descriptions of their grammatical structures.
      PubDate: 2022-03-30
      DOI: 10.22363/2687-0088-26460
      Issue No: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2022)
       
  • The negotiation of authorial persona in dissertations literature review
           and discussion sections

    • Authors: Emna Fendri, Mounir Triki
      Pages: 51 - 73
      Abstract: Writing at a postgraduate level is not only meant to obtain a degree in a specific field but also, and more importantly, to secure that one’s research is published nationally as well as internationally. In other words, conducting research is first and foremost about making one’s distinctive voice heard. Using Martin and White’s (2005) appraisal framework, the present study examines the way Tunisian MA and PhD EFL researchers in applied linguistics establish a dialogue with the reader as a persuasive tool in their texts. The comparison is meant to unveil cross-generic differences in authorial voice manifestation that distinguish postgraduate writers at different degrees. A corpus of 20 Literature Review and 20 Discussion sections taken from 10 MA and 10 PhD dissertations written in English by Tunisian EFL writers is qualitatively and quantitatively explored. Linguistic markers denoting the writer’s stance are identified in the corpus and are qualitatively studied using the engagement subsystem to qualify the utterance as dialogically contractive or expansive. A quantitative analysis then compares how dialogicality is manifested across the degrees and sections using SPSS. The results show that the negotiation of voice seems to be more problematic for MA researchers in both sections in comparison to PhD writers. Dialogic contraction in the MA subcorpus conveys a limited authorial positioning in the Literature Review section and a failure to stress personal contribution in the Discussion section. PhD researchers’ frequent reliance on expansion in both sections displays their academic maturity. The critical evaluation of previous works in the Literature Review and the claim for authorial ownership in the Discussion section distinguish them from MA writers. The comparison not only stresses the strengths that distinguish PhD writers but also points out problematic instances in establishing a dialogue with the audience in postgraduate writings. The study findings can be used to consider EFL researchers’ production in pedagogical contexts in terms of identity manifestation and stance-taking strategies across the different sections of the dissertation.
      PubDate: 2022-03-30
      DOI: 10.22363/2687-0088-27620
      Issue No: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2022)
       
  • Universality vs. cultural specificity of anger metaphors and metonymies in
           English and Vietnamese idioms

    • Authors: Ba Tien Tran
      Pages: 74 - 94
      Abstract: As a human basic emotion, anger has been extensively investigated to gain insights into human cognition and psychology. From the cognitive linguistic perspective, research into metaphor and metonymy of anger across languages can shed light on the cultural models of respective speech communities. This paper looks into metaphors and metonymies of anger in Vietnamese and English idioms to find out how this emotion is conceptualized in each language, what features are universal and what characteristics are culturally specific. The Conceptual Metaphor Theory framework proposed by Lakoff & Johnson (1980) was used for data analysis, which involves 68 English and 52 Vietnamese idioms. It was found that both languages conceptualize anger based on embodied experiences as well as cultural models. Six major conceptual metaphors of anger are identified with more diverse elaborations in Vietnamese idioms. Cultural differences are that Vietnamese makes frequent use of body parts and internal organs metonymies while English tends to utilize the whole body to describe emotional states. Vietnamese feudalist values and folk culture are also evident in the metaphorical and metonymic idioms of anger. These findings have both linguistic significance and pedagogical implications. It is suggested that awareness of conceptual motivation should be promoted when teaching idioms as figurative, metaphorically based expressions.
      PubDate: 2022-03-30
      DOI: 10.22363/2687-0088-24951
      Issue No: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2022)
       
  • Structural and semantic congruence of Bulgarian, Russian and English set
           expressions: Contrastive-typological research

    • Authors: Nataliya A. Lavrova, Alexandr O. Kozmin
      Pages: 95 - 115
      Abstract: The main aim of the research is to analyze the degree of isomorphism and allomorphy (congruence) of set expressions in three languages - Bulgarian, Russian and English, and to highlight the main factors that have a bearing on the typological affinity of set expressions in these languages. The procedure of the research was two-fold. At the first stage, 4000 idioms were selected from Russian, Bulgarian and English idiomatic dictionaries through the method of random sampling (1334 idioms were selected from each language). For the sake of convenience and comparison, the selected idioms were divided into 5 thematic groups. At the second stage, 850 idioms were further selected for each group through stratified and quota sampling with the aim of subsequent quantification of recurrent keywords in each group. In order to quantify the number of the most frequent keywords in each group and to measure the prevalence of assonance and alliteration, the SPSS software was utilized. The results of the research revealed that the main factors that determine isomorphism and allomorphy among idioms from Bulgarian, Russian and English are (1) typological affinity between Bulgarian and English, (2) genetic kinship, (3) borrowings from English into Russian and Bulgarian and (4) from Russian into Bulgarian, (5) shared idiomatic stock and (6) such extralinguistic factors as the universal makeup of objects and entities, for instance, the same number of functional parts. The research results are relevant for comparative phraseology, areal and contrastive typology as well and for contactology.
      PubDate: 2022-03-30
      DOI: 10.22363/2687-0088-26443
      Issue No: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2022)
       
  • A very unpredictable ‘person’: A corpus-based approach to
           suppletion in West Polesian

    • Authors: Kristian Roncero
      Pages: 116 - 138
      Abstract: In Slavic languages, as in many other languages, the noun for ‘person’ has a suppletive paradigm. Yet, as this study shows, in West Polesian (East Slavic) the noun ‘person’ is a typological outlier not only within Slavic but also cross-linguistically because it combines three stems with a very complex distribution. This paper looks for any regularities in the distribution of these suppletive stems, their cognates among other Slavic languages and how speakers use them in free texts. This survey provides novel insights into suppletion. First, suppletion involving more than two stems is typologically uncommon but the West Polesian noun ‘person’ combines three. Second, against any expectation of regularity for the sake of learnability, free-text data show that speakers do not distribute the stems homogeneously. Third, notwithstanding the diglossic situation in Western Polesie, the inter- and intra-speaker variation in the choice of stem does not seem particularly conditioned by sociolinguistic variables such as gender, age or social class. In sum, this corpus survey of the suppletive stems of ‘person’ in West Polesian and Slavic illustrates a rare case in morphological typology where there is a three-stem suppletion combined with overabundance and a vast amount of variation across speakers.
      PubDate: 2022-03-30
      DOI: 10.22363/2687-0088-26828
      Issue No: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2022)
       
  • Typology of pragmatic implications from the point of view of interaction
           between pragmatics and semantics

    • Authors: Aleksander Kiklewicz
      Pages: 139 - 161
      Abstract: The subject matter of the study is communicative implications as one of the forms of implementation of speech acts. The starting point is the well-known theory of H. P. Grice, in which pragmatic implications are based on the principle of cooperation. The author shows the limitations of Grice’s theory, which presents the communicative conditions of implications, but does not present the communicative consequences. As an alternative, the author proposes the concept of pragmatic implications, taking into account the premises and consequences of indirect speech acts. Considering implication as a two-place relation between antecedent and consequent, the author identifies three types of implications that differ in the type of information in the antecedent and consequent parts: 1) semantic antecedent > pragmatic consequent; 2) pragmatic antecedent > pragmatic consequent; 3) pragmatic antecedent > semantic consequent. This approach makes it possible to present indirect communication to the fullest extent, and also to explain many communicative phenomena in terms of the interaction between semantics and pragmatics. Implications are interpreted as the result of mental processing of conditionally categorical syllogisms, in which the first premise is an element of the cultural worldview. Thus, the author shows the relative nature of the opposition of conventional and communicative implications. The article uses the material of the modern Russian language, borrowed from various sources: journalism, fiction, the Internet, urban folklore and colloquial speech. The leading research method was pragmatic, namely, illocutionary, analysis with elements of discourse content analysis.
      PubDate: 2022-03-30
      DOI: 10.22363/2687-0088-26538
      Issue No: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2022)
       
  • Pragmatic and stylistic persperctives on British and American COVID-19
           cartoons

    • Authors: Svetlana Y. Pavlina
      Pages: 162 - 193
      Abstract: The research aims to compare and contrast British and American visual communication texts which are based on the combination on semiotically diverse modes. Using Multimodal Critical Discourse Analysis the paper explores the way a specific segment of reality - the COVID-19 pandemic - is covered in political cartoons that employ the same language but are grounded in different cultural settings. To this end, a contrastive analysis of editorial cartoons used in British and American mass media was carried out. The sample encompasses 130 British and 130 American graphical texts published in 2020-2021 on the web sites of The Guardian and U.S. News & World Report . The article focuses on the way the new meaning is produced due to the interaction of visual and verbal modes using the information shared by members of a specific linguacultural community. At first the pragmatic and functional properties of the sample texts are examined, then the stylistic features of the texts’ verbal components are studied. Taking a functional perspective, the research reveals the marked differences in two respective samples: the British COVID-19 cartoons criticize the government’s policies, whereas the American ones do not only satirize but also acclaim, creating a positive image of those responsible for vaccination production and rolling out. They tend to use slogans to mobilize the public, performing the function typical of political posters. Drawing on the stylistic analysis of linguistic resources, the paper analyzes the differences in registers and rhetorical means used by British and American cartoonists to shape their messages. Both pragmatic aspects of the cartoons and the choice of stylistic devices used in their linguistic elements proved to be culture-specific, despite the similarity of issues the texts address. The research elucidates the way the cultural landscape affects the meaning-building processes in multimodal texts that employ different variants of the same language.
      PubDate: 2022-03-30
      DOI: 10.22363/2687-0088-27107
      Issue No: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2022)
       
  • Prices are rising, wages are falling: Argument structure of verbs denoting
           ‘increase’ and ‘decrease’ in the Russian language

    • Authors: Valentina Y. Apresjan
      Pages: 194 - 223
      Abstract: Syntactic properties of verbs in their metaphorical meanings are often explained as inherited from direct meanings. Using Russian verbs denoting ‘increase’ and ‘decrease’ (‘grow’, ‘fall’, ‘lower’, etc.) as an example, we demonstrate that cognitive factors also influence syntactic properties of metaphorical meanings. The study is based on the data from the Russian National Corpus and RuSkell. We use collocation analysis to compare the semantic and syntactic properties of these verbs in their direct and figurative meanings. We show that in direct meanings their syntactic properties differ, while in figurative meanings they are considerably closer, which excludes inheritance as the primary defining factor. All the verbs have four semantic arguments with the same morphosyntactic realization: parameter (A1), initial value of parameter (A2), final value of parameter (A3) and difference (A4): Oil prices (A1) fell by fifty percent (A4), from one hundred dollars a barrel (A2) to fifty (A3). Frequency analysis reveals a disproportion in the implementation of syntactic arguments, namely, the expression of difference ( increase by fifty percent, decrease by ten times ) prevails over the expression of the initial and final values of the parameter ( increase from forty to one hundred points ). This predominance of the ‘difference’ argument is due to its cognitive advantages. Expressing difference is lexically more economical, while also more illustrative of the scale of the change: The Federal Tax Service has reported that tax collections have doubled . Theoretically, our research shows that semantic proximity alone does not guarantee syntactic homogeneity (for example, Russian synonyms slozhitʹ and pribavit’ ‘to add’ inherit different syntactic properties from their respective direct meanings): similarity of syntactic properties may have a cognitive foundation. Our practical outcome is a lexicographic template for ‘increase’ and ‘decrease’ verbs.
      PubDate: 2022-03-30
      DOI: 10.22363/2687-0088-25686
      Issue No: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2022)
       
  • “Language thinking” from the perspective of systemic
           linguistics

    • Authors: Uldanai M. Bakhtikireeva, Olga I. Valentinova
      Pages: 224 - 244
      Abstract: Systemic Linguistics by Gennadii P. Melnikov, representing the interaction of linguistics and philosophy, is a system of established scholarly knowledge. An evidence-based system of knowledge that rationally certifies Melnikov's results is reflected, in particular, in the systemic typology of languages as a subfield of systemic linguistics. Like systemic linguistics in general, systemic typology of languages has not yet been sufficiently subjected to scholarly reflection. The goal of the article is to expand the scholarly discourse on the systemic approach to language. The authors focus their attention on the explanatory potential of systemic linguistics in the study of the features of thought expression in the agglutinative Kazakh language and the problem of its conveyance by means of the inflectional Russian language. The data were obtained from everyday communication, the Kazakh-Russian dictionary (2008), samples from the Kazakh-language works by Auezov, Shakhanov, Korgasbek, Suleimenov among others, and their translations into Russian. The article aims to reveal the features of dividing sense into meanings in typologically different languages. The findings substantiated and verified the provision that in typologically different languages the division of sense into meanings differs and, depending on a meaning, may be expressed by a one-word nomination or cognomination. The study has revealed the ability of an inflectional language to convey the static character of an agglutinative language and to transform this staticity into eventfulness, depending on the purpose of communication. Thus, the research has proved that the same mental content is conveyed by different means developed in languages of different morphological types.
      PubDate: 2022-03-30
      DOI: 10.22363/2687-0088-30149
      Issue No: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2022)
       
  • Review of Koshelev, Alexey. 2020. On the Genesis of Thought and Language.
           Translated by Alexander Kravchenko with Jillian Smith. Moscow and Boston:
           Academic Studies Press

    • Authors: Anna Gladkova
      Pages: 245 - 249
      Abstract: -
      PubDate: 2022-03-30
      DOI: 10.22363/2687-0088-30087
      Issue No: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2022)
       
  • Review of Capone, Alessandro. 2019. Pragmatics and Philosophy: Connections
           and Ramifications. Cham: Springer

    • Authors: Mostafa Morady Moghaddam
      Pages: 250 - 255
      Abstract: -
      PubDate: 2022-03-30
      DOI: 10.22363/2687-0088-26986
      Issue No: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2022)
       
  • Review of Gladrov, Volfgan and Elizaveta G. Kotorova. 2021. Models of
           Speech Behavior in German and Russian Communicative Cultures. Moscow: YaSK
           Publ. ISBN 978-5-907290-48-8

    • Authors: Elena S. Kuzmina
      Pages: 256 - 262
      Abstract: -
      PubDate: 2022-03-30
      DOI: 10.22363/2687-0088-30347
      Issue No: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2022)
       
  • Viktor I. Shakhovskii: The father of Emotive Linguistics in Russia

    • Authors: - Editorial board
      Pages: 263 - 265
      Abstract: -
      PubDate: 2022-03-30
      DOI: 10.22363/2687-0088-30649
      Issue No: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2022)
       
  • Iosif A. Sternin: The founder and pioneer of Communicative Linguistics in
           Russia

    • Authors: - Editorial board
      Pages: 266 - 268
      Abstract: -
      PubDate: 2022-03-30
      DOI: 10.22363/2687-0088-30650
      Issue No: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2022)
       
 
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