Introductory readings on language / [edited by] Wallace L. Anderson, Norman C. Stageberg.

; Stageberg, Norman C., editor
New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1962.

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Other Authors Anderson, Wallace Ludwig, 1917-
Stageberg, Norman C.,
Subjects English language.
Language and languages.
Lenguaje e idiomas.
Description 493 pages ; 21 cm
Copyright Date 1962.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents Language defined / Edward Sapir -- Signs and symbols / Stephen Ullmann -- Language, logic, and grammar / L.M. Myers -- The uses of language / Irving M. Copi -- The gift of tongues / Clyde Kluckhohn -- Word-making in English / Henry Bradley -- Analogical change / Eugene Nida -- Early American speech: Adoptions from foreign tongues / Thomas Pyles -- Etymology and meaning / Simeon Potter -- Personal names / George H. McKnight -- Euphemisms / Henry L. Mencken -- Figurative language / Monroe C. Beardsley -- The command of metaphor / I.A. Richards -- Vocabulary in motion / Margaret Schlauch -- Classification / Place of publication not identified Hayakawa -- Bias words / F.A. Philbrick -- Contexts / Robert H. Moore -- Interpretation / F.A. Philbrick -- The gods who trouble the waters of our voice stream / Charlton Laird -- Phonetic change: Assimilation / Charles Kenneth Thomas -- Spelling pronunciation / John Samuel Kenyon -- Standards of acceptable English: Pronunciation / Charles Carpenter Fries -- Bargain basement English / Wilson Follett -- Grammar for today / Bergen Evans -- Differences in language practices / Charles Carpenter Fries -- Notes on the inflected genitive in modern American prose / Russell Thomas -- "There is" again / Robert J. Geist -- Some words stop at Marietta, Ohio / Gledhill Cameron -- Regional and social variations / Albert H. Marckwardt -- On accepting participial drank / Harold B. Allen -- Linguistic Atlas findings / Hans Kurath, E. Bagby Atwood -- Revolution in grammar / W. Nelson Francis -- Senetence analysis and parts of speech / Charles Carpenter Fries -- Intonation / Paul Roberts -- Forms in pidgin English / Robert A. Hall, Jr. -- A quick look at English / Waldo B. Sweet -- Are all generalizations false? / Lionel Ruby -- Evaluation of evidence / W.W. Little, W.H. Wilson, W.E. Moore -- Post hoc rides again / Darrell Huff, Irving Geis -- Black or white / Stuart Chase -- Analogies / Monroe C. Beardsley -- Ambiguity / Lionel Ruby.
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