Franklin

The Japanese imperative / Axel Srahn.

Author/Creator:
Svahn, Axel.
Publication:
Lund : Lund University, 2016.
Series:
Travaux de l'Institut de linguistique de Lund ; 54.
Travaux de l'Institut de linguistique de Lund, 0347-2558 ; 54
Format/Description:
Book
280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Japanese language -- Grammer.
Japanese language -- Imperative.
Contents:
Acknowledgements
Conventions
Abbreviations
Introduction
The topic
Why imperatives? Why Japanese?
Basic terms and concepts
Theoretical and methodological approach
Structure of the thesis
Imperatives and directive systems
Introduction
What should 'imperative' mean?
Commands, requests, and strategies
Levels of imperativity, directivity
Directive systems
Summary
Imperatives in semantic theory
Introduction
Previous approaches
The world gap model
Summary
Imperatives and other directive strategies in Japanese
Introduction
General properties
Imperative-based directive strategies
Non-imperative directive strategies
Summary
The imperative in Japanese linguistics
Introduction
Terminology and concepts
Early approaches
Modern approaches
Summary
Imperatives in written Japanese : a corpus-based view
Introduction
Methodology
Analysis and results
Summary
Conclusion
Semantics-pragmatics interaction in Japanese imperatives
Introduction
Illocutionary properties
Layered model of the Japanese imperative
Reported imperatives
Imperative subjects
Conclusion
Grammaticalization studies
Introduction
Derived strategies
Imperative candidates
Non-directive constructions
Conclusion
The Japanese imperative : past and future
Introduction
The imperative in decline?
Why directive systems change
The imperative as quasi-archaism
Preservatory factors
Summary
Conclusion
Contributions
Prospects
References.
Notes:
"The Faculties of Humanities and Theology. Centre for Languages and Literature."--Title page verso.
Extra t.p. with thesis statement and errata slip inserted.
Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Lund University, 2016.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-278).
Contributor:
Lunds universitet. Språk-och litteraturcentrum.
ISBN:
9789188473066
9188473066
OCLC:
965169529
Loading...
Location Notes Your Loan Policy
Description Status Barcode Your Loan Policy