Emotive Interjections in British English

A corpus-based study on variation in acquisition, function and usage

| Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
ISBN 9789027210722 | EUR 95.00 | USD 143.00
ISBN 9789027267405 | EUR 95.00 | USD 143.00
Emotive Interjections in British English: A corpus-based study on variation in acquisition, function and usage constitutes the first in-depth corpus-based study on the use of emotive interjections in Present Day British English. In a novel approach, it systematically distinguishes between child and adult speakers, providing new insights into how they use Ow!, Ouch!, Ugh!, Yuck!, Whoops!, Whoopsadaisy! and Wow! in everyday spoken language. It studies in detail their acquisition by children and pinpoints changes and developments in their use throughout early childhood. The study highlights particularities displayed by child and adult speakers in general and identifies crucial differences regarding how adults use emotive interjections depending on whether they are interacting with children or other adults. This book thus offers an exhaustive overview on the functions of emotive interjections based on thorough empirical research and will appeal to linguists concerned with pragmatics, child language acquisition, the expression of emotion and interjections.
[Studies in Corpus Linguistics, 75]  2016.  xxi, 221 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
List of tables
List of figures
Symbols used in transcripts
1. Introduction
2. Interjections: Preparing the ground
3. Interjections as a means of expressing emotions
4. Properties of emotive interjections
5. Research design
6. Emotive interjections in British English: A case study
7. Emotive interjections in British English: Summary and implications
8. Conclusion and outlook
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