The Function of Proverbs in Discourse: The Case of a Mexican Transnational Social Network

The Function of Proverbs in Discourse: The Case of a Mexican Transnational Social Network

by Ela-As Doma-Nguez Barajas, Elias Dominguez Barajas, El as Dom Nguez Barajas
     
 

ISBN-10: 3110224887

ISBN-13: 9783110224887

Pub. Date: 03/15/2010

Publisher: De Gruyter, Walter, Inc.

The book examines how thinking, speaking, and interacting influence the construction of meaning among interlocutors. Its revelatory analysis of the complex use of proverbs as discursive tools in the daily life of a social network of transnational families based in

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The book examines how thinking, speaking, and interacting influence the construction of meaning among interlocutors. Its revelatory analysis of the complex use of proverbs as discursive tools in the daily life of a social network of transnational families based in Chicago and Mexico makes it an important contribution to the fields of discourse studies, rhetoric, literacy theory, and pedagogy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110224887
Publisher:
De Gruyter, Walter, Inc.
Publication date:
03/15/2010
Series:
Contributions to the Sociology of Language [CSL] Series, #98
Pages:
197
Age Range:
18 Years

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