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  • Paula Meehan’s Cell: The Imprisoned Dialogue of Female Discourses 

    Poloczek, Katarzyna (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2015-06-15)
    The paper discusses Paula Mehan’s play Cell with focus on the female discourses present in the context of this literary work and the multifold metaphorisation that both the title of the work and the contents invite. The ...
  • Measuring Syntactic Complexity in Spoken and Written Learner Language: Comparing the Incomparable? 

    Lintunen, Pekka; Mäkilä, Mari (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2015-06-15)
    Spoken and written language are two modes of language. When learners aim at higher skill levels, the expected outcome of successful second language learning is usually to become a fluent speaker and writer who can produce ...
  • What is the ‘Future’ of Greek? Towards a Pragmatic Analysis 

    Chiou, Michael (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2015-06-15)
    The paper investigates the problems related to futurity and modality in modern Greek. The discussion of Greek temporal future expressions is conducted with reference to relevant literature from the areas of English ...
  • Degrees of Propositionality in Construals of Time Quantities1 

    Deckert, Mikołaj ORCID; Pęzik, Piotr ORCID (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2015-06-15)
    The paper investigates the possible conceptual bases of differences between seemingly synonymous and easily definable temporal expressions. Looking at the usage patterns of nominal temporal phrases in reference corpora of ...
  • Tenses, Dates and Times* 

    Korta, Kepa; Ponte, María (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2015-06-15)
    This paper presents a theory of utterance content that is neutral with respect to some of the key issues in the debate about the proper semantics of tense. Elaborating on some ideas from Korta & Perry (2011), we defend a ...
  • Inclusion, Contrast and Polysemy in Dictionaries: The Relationship between Theory, Language Use and Lexicographic Practice 

    Koskela, Anu (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2015-06-15)
    This paper explores the lexicographic representation of a type of polysemy that arises when the meaning of one lexical item can either include or contrast with the meaning of another, as in the case of dog/bitch, shoe/boot, ...