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ERIC Number: ED019282
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
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LANGUAGE IN THOUGHT AND ACTION.
HAYAKAWA, S.I.
A SEMANTIC DISCUSSION OF LANGUAGE IN GENERAL AND OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN PARTICULAR, THIS VOLUME IS DIVIDED INTO TWO BOOKS--"THE FUNCTIONS OF LANGUAGE" AND "LANGUAGE AND THOUGHT." BOOK 1 DISCUSSES LANGUAGE AND SURVIVAL, SYMBOLS, REPORTS, INFERENCES, JUDGMENTS, CONTEXTS, INFORMATIVE AND AFFECTIVE CONNOTATION, ART AND TENSION, AND THE "LANGUAGES" OF SOCIAL COHESION, SOCIAL CONTROL, AND AFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION. BOOK 2 IS CONCERNED WITH ABSTRACTION AND DEFINITION, CLASSIFICATION, POETRY, ADVERTISING, CULTURAL LAG, AND TWO-VALUED, MULTI-VALUED, AND EXTENSIONAL ORIENTATIONS TOWARD LANGUAGE MEANING. CHAPTERS CONCLUDE WITH "APPLICATIONS" DESIGNED TO FURTHER CLARIFY THE AUTHOR'S POINT OF VIEW AND TO CHECK THE VALIDITY OF IT IN SPECIFIC EXERCISES AND INVESTIGATIONS. A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS ON LANGUAGE IS APPENDED. THIS VOLUME IS PUBLISHED BY HARCOURT, BRACE, AND WORLD, INC., NEW YORK, $5.50 (PAPERBACK, $3.95). (RD)
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