Euphemism & Dysphemism. Language Used as Shield and Weapon. Keith Allan and Kate Burridge, , Oxford University Press.. An article from journal. Euphemism and dysphemism: language used as shield and weapon. Keith Allan , Kate Burridge Published in in New York (N.Y.) by Oxford university. The text argues that euphemisms and dysphemisms demonstrate the poetic Euphemism and Dysphemism: Language Used As Shield and Weapon.
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Any reader weapoh has savored the content of these old medical texts will appreciate their presence here. Remember me on this computer. State Library of Queensland. Book reviews evade taboo or offensive thoughts and language.
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These 3 locations in Western Australia: English language Euphemisms Contents Introductory remarks on language used as shield and weapon Euphemism, dysphemism, and cross-varietal synonymy Euphemism in addressing and naming Bodily effluvia, sex, and dydphemism body-parts The lexicon for bodily effluvia, sex, and tabooed body-parts Ways of being abusive: Open to the public ; N Euphemisms are the shields referred to in the book’s title.
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Dutch language — To — Euphemism. References Jay, Timothy, Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library card. Open to the public Book English Curtin University. Although not explicitly designed as such, the book seems to divide into three different sections, as discussed next.
We will contact you if necessary. Australian National University Library. They emphasize that their book is not intended to be merely a dictionary of euphemisms and dysphemisms, noting that there are several volumes by others available to the reader. The term dysphemism, much less frequently used, concerns abusive language selected to insult or offend, rather than using more neutral words.
Other suppliers National Library of Australia – Copies Direct The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions. Not open to the public R It is the contextual and social analysis that makes the work so interesting and sets this book apart from earlier attempts.
The fourth chapter focuses on taboos related to sexual activity and those associated with body parts and products. The approach will fall a bit short for those interested in social science research and empirical data gathering, not a fault of the book but a limitation of the linguistic method of analysis.
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The examples presented in the paper are a passage from Aulularia by Plauto and one from Kapitan’skaja do6ka by Pushkin translated into Italian, English and French.
Rozin and Fallon has been overlooked and should be included if a later version of the book is published. Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri. Lists What are lists? Log In Sign Up.
It will prove most satisfying to readers with a background in linguistics, like the authors’. For example, we say ‘Joe passed away’ instead of ‘Joe died’. Each chapter finishes with a more than adequate summary of the topics and issues therein. Members of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori communities are advised that this catalogue contains names and images of deceased people. Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children. A perspective on disgust. Borchardt Library, Melbourne Bundoora Campus.
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Help Center Find new research papers in: The final chapters of the book turn away qnd sexology and move toward medical or political issues chapters 6 through 8 and toward art and literary themes chapter 9. An example of the weapon function of language would be saying ‘he is a prick’ instead of saying ‘he is rude’.
Language associated with sickness, disease and illness is covered in the seventh chapter. The anc and references associated with the phenome- non of death and dying, common to all cultures, is the subject of chapter 6. Be the first to add this to a list. Rozin, Paul and April E. Oxford University Press,