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Hedged performatives by Fraser, Bruce

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Published by s.n.] in [Bloomington? .
Written in English


  • English language -- Verb,
  • English language -- Sentences

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ContributionsIndiana University Linguistics Club., United States. Office of Education, Boston University. Dept. of Special Education
LC ClassificationsPE1271 F73
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20692309M

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Pricing and Hedging Financial Derivatives: A Guide for Practitioners attempts to explain the insights required in the pricing and hedging of the most common derivative products and aims to educate and inform the many rather than the few. Targeted at the practitioner rather than the academic, this book contains many worked examples to help develop an understanding of key concepts and tools.5/5(5).   "Parenthetical Hedged Performatives" published on 01 Jan by : Stefan Schneider. This chapter combines a cognitive linguistic and a pragmatic approach to a specific class of speech acts known as hedged performatives, such as I can offer you a five-year contract, which, despite the modal hedge can on the illocutionary verb offer, conventionally counts as an offer. We demonstrate that analytical tools such as conceptual framing and metonymic inferencing shed light on the. Addresses theories of hedging and cross-hedging, cash-and-carry or ``repo'' programs, the ``perfect hedge,'' and the hedging paradox and also offers comparative approaches supported by examples. Product details. Hardcover: pages; ISBN X; This is a great book, and it's full of useful, accurate and innovative information. Reviews: 2.

There are six chapters in the book which will cover hedge fund taxonomy, the players, funds-of-funds, hedge fund regulation, hedge funds: for and against, and the future of hedge funds. Most people have heard about hedge funds, but very few know what hedge fund is and how it is operated. pragmatic knowledge of the hedged performatives so that they can be more successful in communication. OBJECTIVES The study is planned to: Identify and describe a wide range of linguistic devices of hedged performatives (noun, adjective, verb, and adverb with their pragmatic functions as hedged performatives);. Hedging is an essential part of everyday communication. It is a discourse strategy which is used to reduce commitment to the force or truth of an utterance to achieve an appropriate pragmatic effect. Although hedging devices such as Engl. sort of, approximately, I think were for some time considered to contribute little to the communication, they are now generally acknowledged as playing a.   Schneider’s chapter extensively reviews the different devices by which a performative may be hedged and considers how these hedged performatives hedge. Finally, Briz and Estelle´s’ investigation on Spanish corpora of spoken language and press texts shows what nuances may influence or determine the interpretation of a hedge.

Parenthetical Hedged Performatives On the Relationship between Attenuation, Discourse Particles and Position --Subject Index: Series Title: Studies in pragmatics, 9. Responsibility: edited by Gunther Kaltenböck, Wiltrud Mihatsch, Stefan Schneider. constructions “convey hedged performatives – that is, they modify the force of a speech act.” For. example, in T ake the books off the table, if you can manage it. c) The maxim of.   Hedged Performatives. Hedged performatives can be used to express speech-acts with more diluted force. This type of performative features speech-act verbs used directly with supporting modifiers to achieve indirect illocutionary force. Sidney Greenbaum, author of The Oxford English Dictionary, comments on the form and function of hedged. A case of enantiosemy in Plato's Gorgias / Claudia Caffi --Position and scope of epistemic phrases in planned and unplanned American English / Elise Kärkkäinen --Pragmatic functions of parenthetical I think / Gunther Kaltenböck --Parenthetical hedged performatives / Stefan Schneider --On the relationship between attentuation, discourse.