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Paradoksy językowe w tekstach aforystycznych
Linguistic Paradoxes in Aphoristic Texts

Author(s): Jadwiga Stawnicka
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Dom Wydawniczy ELIPSA
Keywords: aforyzm; paradoks językowy; paradoks ideologiczny; aphoristic texts;

Summary/Abstract: The paper analyses the usage of pragmatically conventionalized phrases (phrasal expressions, proverbs, sayings, clichés') in aphoristic texts. Contextual, contextual-structural and systemic innovations are characterized in here. Three-move reading of an aphorism is advised: identification of the linguistic paradox, defining the way the identified element functions in the aphoristic text and finding the way to express ideological paradox by means of linguistic paradox.

  • Issue Year: 2005
  • Issue No: 01
  • Page Range: 40-48
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Polish