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Parvaresh, Vahid and Alessandro Capone, eds. 2017. The Pragmeme of Accommodation: : The Case of Interaction around the Event of Death (Perspectives in Pragmatics, Philosophy & Psychology 13). Cham: Springer. XI, 480 pp.
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Book – edited volume
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The volume brings a number of papers which explore the interaction around the event of death. The volume revolves around J. L. Mey’s idea of the pragmeme, a situated speech act. A central tenet underlying the volume is that, in the case of death, everything we do/say is expected to be subordinated to providing solace.