By Susanne Winkler
This quantity uncovers a superb secret approximately language: why do we converse so successfully although ambiguity is pervasive? Conversely, how do audio system use ambiguity to accomplish a selected aim? solutions to those questions are supplied in contributions from diverse educational fields: (psycho)linguistics, literary feedback, rhetoric, theology, media reviews, law.
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The allegorical meaning, 3. the moral meaning, which determines ethical behavior, and 4. the analogous meaning. He then applies these meanings to texts from the New Testament that refer to Old Testament texts. This results in at least three different levels of interpretation: Old Testament texts, New Testament texts, and text passages from St. Augustine. The interdisciplinary approach of theology and linguistics shows on the basis of a detailed text analysis that the four senses of the Scripture differ: according to St.
At the same time, there will be no solution to the problem of ambiguity coming from just one area of study alone. Thus, the topic of ambiguity forces us to communicate findings over the language use versus language system divide. As a result, the contributions to this volume reflect the results of a transdisciplinary orientation. The transdisciplinary research program on ambiguity laid out in this book is based on the intentionally underspecified three-dimensional ambiguity model that connects both communicative models and standard grammatical models in figure 1.
The prediction then is that in the second reading, where the conjunction coordinates clauses, we would expect an intonational break right before the conjunction and which introduces the second clause. Interestingly, the corresponding soundfile of the BBC Friday Night Comedy did not provide a prosodic break before the conjunction and, thus favoring the object reading and leading to the listeners’ amusement. The comedian who spoke example (7) employed this example strategically anticipating the listeners’ preferred reading (PS+) when he skipped the break.