Linear Theory of Humor (IDM); The analysis of puns by Attardo; Humour and ‘ Linguistic theories’ is a conditional name for the theories I aim to introduce here. Linguistic Theories of Humor has 15 ratings and 0 reviews. So this English professor comes into class and starts talking about the textual organization o. Linguistic theories of humor. Citation. Attardo, S. (). Humor research, 1. Linguistic theories of humor. Hawthorne, NY, US: Mouton de Gruyter.

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Silvia Salis marked it as to-read Lingusitic 24, Linguistic Theories of Humor. Aleksandra Kaczmarska rated it really liked it May 16, Attardo, Salvatore and Jean-Charles Chabanne, It is rare to find a religion, including Christianity, that does not include laughter and humour in one form or another such as myths, rituals etc.

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Vitali marked it as to-read May 22, These semi- otic theories of humor are semantic in spirit, and, although less formalized than strictly linguistic theories, show findings remarkably similar to those of linguistics. Lists with This Book. The Ethnomethodological Movement Pierce J. Chapter 6 constitutes the theoretical core of the book, since the script theory developed by Raskin is considered by Attardo and rightly so “the first and only formal, full-fledged application of a coherent theory of semantics to humor Temporal Variables in Speech Hans W.

In chapter 7, Attardo probes into register-based humor and, having discussed various possible criteria for the definition of register subject matter, linguistic fea- tures, social roles or fields of discourse and pointed out the lack of discrete bound- aries between registers and subregisters, he claims that it is not easy to define regis- ter using classical categorization.


The only major criticism of the book I feel compelled to offer concerns the bibliographical apparatus and the indexing system. Bhibhi Bee marked it as to-read Mar 29, Believers and non-believers think that religion and humour do not go together well but llnguistic fact they are more integrative.

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Attarro theories of humor. Remember me on this computer. Ade rated it it was amazing Nov 27, Chapter 2 brings the discussion of European structural linguistics, with particular attention to the works of Greimas and the consecutive variants of his concept of iso- topy. Unterschiedliche methodische Zugangsweisen zu Fragen des verbalen Humors werden in den Zusammenhang allgemeiner Theorien innerhalb der Sprachwissenschaft gestellt.

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I recommend the book without reservation to any- one interested in humor research. First, one of E. Ionela Boiciuc rated it it was amazing Oct 14, Eka Lijguistic rated it it was amazing Jul 20, It is an instrument for putting humans in their place in relation to divine beings.

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What is striking is Attardo’s synthetic perspective on the state of the art in humor research. On the one hand, he rejects the claim that humorous texts simply exploit or flout the maxims of cooperation and insists that the maxims are violated here. Carrie added it Nov 30, Dragomir is currently reading it Feb 12, He also stresses that Greimas has unintentionally initiated an important humor research tradition in Europe, which Attardo calls the Isotopy-Disjunction Model IDM tradition.

The speakers are aware of the unreality of this equation, and it is done in the same playful, make-believe spirit of jokes” p.

The oc tion Attardo takes here humkr fairly complex. Some sources of misunderstanding in talk-in-interaction. On the other hand, he acknowledges that humor is cooperative behavior and that the maxims are violated only at the first stage; after all, humor can convey infor- mation cf.


What is important here is that register humor is ‘weakly acti- vated’ and thus does not prevent the serious message from getting through. He has authored two monographs Linguistic Theories of Humor, attarrdo, and Humorous Texts,both published by Mouton De Gruyter and a sociolinguistics textbook, co-authored with Steven Brown Understanding Language Structure, Interaction and Variation, University of Michigan Press2nd ed,as well as numerous articles on semantics, pragmatics, and humor research.

Humour has been identified as a pathway to spiritual wisdom. In chapter 10, on humor in context, he comes back to these issues, however. Salvatore Attardo, Linguistic theories of humor. Here Attardo takes up the analy- sis of literary texts, making use of the lingyistic model; he is quick to point out, however, that the analysis is not equivalent to literary criticism, although the two approaches may partly overlap.

Linguistic Theories of Humor (Humor Research, No. 1)

This is a truly remarkable book and a signal that the burgeoning field of humor research has entered a new phase of development. Be the first to ask a question about Linguistic Theories of Humor. Linguistic Theories of Humor Salvatore Attardo.

Nanaivanana marked it as to-read Jan 21, Le Texte du Roman Julia Kristeva. Andrew marked it as to-read Aug 08, These minor deficiencies obviously cannot overshadow the overall achievement of Linguistic theories of humor. The divine laughter and humour represent the relationship between humans and religions.