metapragmatics


metapragmatics
Language that characterizes or describes the pragmatic function of some speech.

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  • Metapragmatics — is a term from linguistics and the semiotically informed linguistic anthropology of Michael Silverstein, describing language that characterizes or describes the pragmatic function of some speech. Discussions of linguistic pragmatics that is,… …   Wikipedia

  • Michael Silverstein — (born 1945) is a professor of anthropology, linguistics, and psychology at the University of Chicago. He is a theoretician of semiotics and linguistic anthropology. Over the course of his career he has drawn together research on linguistic… …   Wikipedia

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