20709687 - PRAGMATICA - LM

The course aims to provide students with an in-depth analysis of the main topics of
pragmatics and to discuss the relationship between discourse and text.
At the end of the course students will be able to analyze conversations and written texts related to most of the problematic aspects of discourse grammar and of text linguistics.
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Mutuazione: 20709687 PRAGMATICA - LM in Informazione, editoria, giornalismo LM-19 N0 MEREU LUNELLA


Language as communication and action, illocutionary act, performative, Grice’s cooperation principle, inferences, implicatures, presuppositions, text and discourse, deixis, anaphora, information structure.

Core Documentation

1) C. Caffi, Pragmatica. Sei lezioni, Carocci 2009.
2) C. Andorno, Linguistica testuale, Carocci, 2003.

Type of delivery of the course

Frontal lessons

Type of evaluation

For attending students there will be a written questionnaire during the lessons and the elaboration of a little essay to hand in during one of the exams sessions. Unattending students will have a written exam during one of the exam sessions.