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ALS > Volume 1, Number 1, December 2019

A Book Review of Language and Meaning

Download PDF  (238.7 KB)PP. 32-33,  Pub. Date:December 3, 2019
DOI: 10.22606/als.2019.11003

Author(s)
Bochun Yin
Affiliation(s)
School of Foreign Languages, Hunan University of Technology and Business, Hunan, China; Foreign Studies College, Hunan Normal University, Hunan, China
Abstract
Language and Meaning, written by Betty Birner, specifically pays more attention on the relationships between literal and non-literal meanings, linguistic form and meaning, language and thought based on philosophical, semantic, pragmatic approaches. This book is of many significant merits and has something to be improved. In all, it is a tasteful and instructive book, and everyone to study or studying meaning should follow this book and everyone will get so many things from this book.
Keywords
Language and Meaning, book review, Betty Birner
References
  • [1]  Evans V. (2006) “Lexical concepts, cognitive models and meaning construction,” Cognitive Linguistics, pp. 491 - 534.
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