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Giora, Rachel, Ofer Fein and Menahem Yeari. 2015. On the priority of salience-based interpretations: The case of sarcastic irony. Intercultural Pragmatics 12 (1) : 1–32.
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De Gruyter


Inquiry shows that, notwithstanding contextual expectation force for utterance nonsalient (ironic) interpretation, salience-based interpretations will not be jammed, but eased at first, and their temporal primacy is endorsed, whilst telling against contextualist views (Gibbs 2002; Katz 2009) and Grice's suppression hypothesis (Grice 1975).