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    • BIRACIAL – BLACK? A SURVEY OF LANGUAGE USE AND LANGUAGE ATTITUDES IN POLAND AND GERMANY 

      Pułaczewska, Hanna (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2014-02-13)
      The paper deals with the construction of race from the perspective of cognitive sociolinguistics. The focus is upon the perception of mixed-race people of black and white heritage in Poland and Germany compared to the USA, ...
    • A CONCEPT OF GENERAL MEANING: SELECTED THEORIES IN COMPARISON TO SELECTED SEMANTIC AND PRAGMATIC THEORIES 

      Kalisz, Roman (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2014-02-13)
      The paper discusses a concept of general meaning with reference to various relevant semantic and pragmatic theories. It includes references to Slavic axiological semantics (e.g. Krzeszowski (1997); Puzynina (1992)), ...
    • EDITORIAL TO RIL 11:3 

      Witczak-Plisiecka, Iwona (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2014-02-13)
    • ELLIPSIS AS A MARKER OF INTERACTION IN SPOKEN DISCOURSE 

      White, Jonathan R. (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2014-02-13)
      In this article, we discuss strategies for interaction in spoken discourse, focusing on ellipsis phenomena in English. The data comes from the VOICE corpus of English as a Lingua Franca, and we analyse education data in ...
    • LIKE IN SIMILES – A RELEVANCE-THEORETIC VIEW 

      Wałaszewska, Ewa (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2014-02-13)
      The paper examines the meaning of like as used in similes in the light of relevance theory. Similes, even though superficially indistinguishable from literal comparisons, are found to be closer to metaphors. Therefore, it ...
    • PERFORMING ANAPHORA IN MODERN GREEK: A NEO-GRICEAN PRAGMATIC ANALYSIS 

      Chiou, Michael (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2014-02-13)
      The paper addresses the problem of interpreting anaphoric NPs in Modern Greek. It includes a proposal of a novel analysis based on the systematic interaction of the neo- Gricean pragmatic principles of communication, which ...
    • THE ROLE OF SYNTACTIC STYLISTIC MEANS IN EXPRESSING THE EMOTION TERM LOVE 

      Panasenko, Nataliya (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2014-02-13)
      Love as one of important feelings in human emotional, cognitive and social life has always attracted attention of the researchers: psychologists, linguists, philosophers, ethnologists, etc. We may speak about extralinguistic ...