Onomatopoeia and Relevance: Communication of Impressions Via Sound (Palgrave Studies in Sound) (Paperback)

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This book aims to provide an account of both what and how onomatopoeia communicate by applying ideas from the relevance theoretic framework of utterance interpretation. It focuses on two main aspects of the topic: the contribution that onomatopoeia make to communication and the nature of multimodal communication. This is applied in three domains (food discourse, visual culture in Asia and translation) in the final sections of the book. It will be of interest to scholars working in the fields of pragmatics, semantics, cognitive linguistics, stylistics, philosophy of language, literature, translation, and Asian studies.

About the Author


Ryoko Sasamoto is Associate Professor in the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies (SALIS) and a member of Centre for Translation and Textual Studies at Dublin City University, Ireland.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783030263201
ISBN-10: 3030263207
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: November 1st, 2020
Pages: 259
Language: English
Series: Palgrave Studies in Sound