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Formulaic Language and the Lexicon
Formulaic Language and the Lexicon
Author: Alison Wray
A considerable proportion of our everyday language is "formulaic". It is predictable in form and idiomatic--apparently stored in fixed or semi-fixed chunks. This book explores the nature and purposes of formulaic language, and looks for patterns across the research findings from the fields of discourse analysis, first language acquisition, langu...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780521022125
ISBN-10: 0521022126
Publication Date: 11/10/2005
Pages: 344
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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