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Carol Myers-Scotton is at University of South Carolina. I read this book in our school store.

Carol Myers-Scotton is at University of South Carolina. Hardcover: 232 pages.

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In this volume Myers-Scotton describes her Markedness Model (MM), which grounds styleswitching (including codeswitching) in the cognitive theory of somatic markers (Damasio, 1994). Recommend this journal.

Codes and Consequences. Choosing Linguistic Varieties.

Employing Myers-Scotton's concept of "markedness" the contributors examine codeswitching in situations like everyday conversation, literary texts, sermons, and others to show how the underlying social subtexts of the choices people make.

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to mirror, or give expression to, the social

to mirror, or give expression to, the social.

Carol Myers-Scotton (born 1934) is an American linguist. She was a Distinguished Professor Emerita in the Linguistics Program and Department of English at the University of South Carolina until 2003. from Grinnell College in 1955, and her . in English in 1961 and P. in linguistics in 1967, both from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Carol Myers-Scotton has edited a collection of essays that covers the choice of one style of English over another in everything from Bible translations to "surprise in poetry" to supervisor-worker interactions on the automobile assembly line. An important theme developed to varying degrees in these papers is the notion that speakers and writers, as rational actors, exploit the unmarked-marked opposition regarding audience expectations so as to convey messages of intentionality charged with social or psychological import.
Codes and Consequences: Choosing Linguistic Varieties download epub
Humanities
Author: Carol Myers-Scotton
ISBN: 0195115228
Category: Other
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (August 20, 1998)
Pages: 232 pages