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By Katarina Labudova, Nora Sellei

This quantity discusses the query of presence and/or absence from a transdisciplinary viewpoint, and intends to supply insights into how quite a lot of disciplines addresses this factor which has been on the centre of philosophical, theoretical and demanding debates long ago a long time. because the essays within the quantity end up, it sounds as if varied parts may have much in universal and check with one another in occasionally impressive methods. the themes mentioned contain modals in numerous languages and black slave funeral sermons, pragmatic markers and the Australian Stolen new release, the transcendental in poems through Ann Bradstreet, Arthur Symons and Philip Larkin, brief tales via Katherine Mansfield, conventional presences in Virginia Woolf and modern journalism, haunting presences in fin-de-siecle ghost tales and in a latest horror movie, legendary buildings in John Cowper Powys and Margaret Atwood, and gender politics in Pat Barker and Sarah Waters. The analyses, as they check with one another, create a number of dialogues with no enforcing closures and supreme interpretations at the plethora of attainable meanings rising from the juxtaposition of those essays. This transdisciplinary quantity, written in an erudite yet reader-friendly language, may be of significant curiosity to either the educational global, in addition to a broader readership drawn to how linguistic phenomena regularly, cultural myths of all types, a variety of cinematic, literary and journalistic genres from diversified classes might be approached and unfolded to new readings and meanings from the point of view of presences and absences.

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Selected Readings, edited by J. B. Pride and Janet Holmes, 269–93. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. Jucker, Andreas H. and Sara W. Smith. 1998. ” In Discourse Markers: Descriptions and Theory, edited by Andreas H. Jucker and Yael Ziv, 171–203. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins. Koczogh, Helga and Furkó, Bálint Péter. 2011. “It’s just like, dude, seriously, it’s been a bad week, I mean, kind of thing: Gender differences in the use of the discourse markers ‘you know’ and ‘I mean’. ” Argumentum 7: 1–18.

3 Cf. g. like as a marker of ”Valley Girl speech” (Blythe et al. 1990, 224). 26 The Presence and Absence of Pragmatic Markers documented fact in the sociolinguistic literature that laypeople’s intuitions about their own language use are not reliable, what is more, they frequently get annoyed when confronted with their own speech output in the form of the recordings or transcripts of sociolinguistic interviews (cf. g. Romaine and Lange 1998, 261). In short, it is easy to see why non-linguists would, from time to time, frown upon the perceived overuse of a number of PMs.

Such formulation is perceived as reader- (rather than writer-) oriented, and might connote individual citizens. Thus, what at first appears to be an exclusive use of the personal 6 Dor (2003, 718) notes that “readers do not always read news items beyond the headline. ” 7 Note that while the European Commission represents the European perspective, the European Council represents the perspective of the member states. Danica Malekova 47 pronoun to refer to the institution is contradicted by the information supplied later in the text, which gives the reference inclusive character.

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