Melissa Reshma Jogie

List of John Benjamins publications for which Melissa Reshma Jogie plays a role.


Levisen, Carsten and Melissa Reshma Jogie 2015 The Trinidadian ‘Theory of Mind’: Personhood and postcolonial semanticsLanguage and Cultural Values: Adventures in applied ethnolinguistics, Peeters, Bert (ed.), pp. 169–193 | Article
In this paper, we study the cultural semantics of the personhood construct mind in Trinidadian creole. We analyze the lexical semantics of the word and explore the wider cultural meanings of the concept in contrastive comparison with the Anglo concept. Our analysis demonstrates that the Anglo… read more