Cognitive Space and Linguistic Case by Izchak M. Schlesinger
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Cognitive Space and Linguistic Case
By Izchak M. Schlesinger

Cognitive Space and Linguistic Case

Semantic and Syntactic Categories in English

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Cognitive Space and Linguistic Case by Izchak M. Schlesinger

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This study sheds light on the complex relationship between cognitive and linguistic categories. Challenging the view of cases as categories in cognitive space, Professor Schlesinger proposes an understanding of the concept of case. Drawing on evidence from psycholinguistic research and English language data, he argues that case categories are in fact composed of more primitive cognitive notions: features and dimensions. These are registered in the lexical entries of individual verbs, thereby allowing certain metaphorical extensions. This approach to case permits better descriptions of certain syntactic phenomena, as Schlesinger illustrates through the analysis of the feature compositions of three cases.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521027366
ISBN-10: 0521027365
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 2-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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This book develops an alternative approach to cases which permits better descriptions of certain syntactic phenomena.

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