Stylistic function of word-formation formants. An outline Cover Image

Funkcja stylistyczna formantów słowotwórczych. Zarys problematyki
Stylistic function of word-formation formants. An outline

Author(s): Iwona Kaproń-Charzyńska
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Instytut Slawistyki Polskiej Akademii Nauk

Summary/Abstract: In the first part of the article, the functions of formants distinguished in the selected structural and post-structural classification of derivatives are presented. In connection with the description of the stylistic function of formal indices of the word-formation origin, the proposal made by S. Grabias (1981) and A. Nagórko (2003c) is discussed in a more expanded aspect. The both authors raise the issue of the stylistic differentiation of word-formation means in the area of the pragmatic function of formants. Due to the fact that the establishment whether the formant is fulfilling the stylistic function, is connected, among others, with the knowledge about its stylistic value, the second part of the article draws up attention to the interpretation differences, which are frequent in the literature, which interpretation differences refer to the stylistic value of certain word-formation formants and word-formation types. The author makes an attempt to discover the reason for the said differences. At the end of the article, the methods, which may be used in the research of the stylistic properties of word-formation formants, are specified.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 46
  • Page Range: 57-69
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Polish