Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: Units of analysis

Expand Messages
  • linguaffix
    check the section on cs as speaker innovation and metaphor at http://www.vicnet.net.au/~petek/thesis/ ... afraid that ... as a ... analysis turn ...
    Message 1 of 4 , Dec 11, 2001
    • 0 Attachment
      check the section on cs as speaker innovation and metaphor at
      http://www.vicnet.net.au/~petek/thesis/


      --- In code-switching@y..., Doris Sommer <dsommer@f...> wrote:
      > Dear Celso,
      >
      > I'm particularly interested in the irregularities of
      > code-switching, that is the the literary effects of surprise and
      > estrangement. I'm sure there are obvious leads for me, but I'm
      afraid that
      > I need some basic advice. The object is to write on code-switching
      as a
      > creative device.
      >
      > Thank you in advance,
      >
      > su endeudadoris
      >
      >
      > At 04:05 AM 11/27/2001 +0100, you wrote:
      > >A quite delayed contribution to the topic of units of analysis for
      > >code-switching: Benjamin Bailey suggests conversation-
      analysis "turn
      > >constructional units", as code-switching is an interactional
      phenomenon.
      > >Units are not mutually exclusive, though -- it all depends on what
      you're
      > >looking for. Code-switching is simply speech, so it's subject to a
      number
      > >of approaches, just like (apparent) monolingual, monolectal speech.
      > >
      > >To me, though, the grammatical particularities of language
      alternation per
      > >se are quite uninteresting in themselves -- but that's my bias.
      It's just
      > >natural that people who speak various "languages" draw on any
      resource they
      > >have at their disposal. The point is to treat these alternations in
      > >relation to a number of communicative intentions and within an
      integrated
      > >multimodal communicative repertoire.
      > >
      > >-celso
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >To Post a message: code-switching@y...
      > >To Unsubscribe, send a blank message to:
      > >code-switching-unsubscribe@y...
      > >Web page: http//groups.yahoo.com/group/code-switching
      > >
      > >Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to
      http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.