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Definition of the noun jakobson

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  1. United States linguist (born in Russia) noted for his description of the universals of phonology (1896-1982)

Phrases with Jakobson

  1. Roman Jakobson
  2. roman osipovich jakobson

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Google previewMetonymy (2015)

Hidden Shortcuts in Language, Thought and Communication by Jeannette Littlemore

By this, Jakobson means that Cubist paintings often focus on what 'isn't'there, or the spaces left by objects (very much like the extract from the Catherine O'Flynn novel that we have just seen). The Cubist artists' approach was to show the ...

Google previewThe Son-Father Relationship and Christological Symbolism in the Gospel of John (2014)

by Adesola Joan Akala

Roman Jakobson is a Russian Formalist who ...

Google previewThe Empire Writes Back (2002)

Theory and Practice in Post-colonial Literatures by Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, Helen Tiffin

Jakobson refers to the importance of metaphor in the literary schools of romanticism and symbolism, and posits the predominance of metonymy in the so- called 'realist' school. This has greatly exercised many structuralist and poststructuralist ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition (2013)

Communication from Ancient Times to the Information Age by Theresa Enos

Jakobson, Roman (1896–1982) Structuralist linguist who contributed an influen- tial model of communication and important con-cepts relating to style. Born in Moscow, Roman Jakobson was a member of the Russian Formal-ist School and the ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2013)

by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

By metaphor, Jakobson meant relationships of resemblance, as well as mental processes of replacement. A banal example would be to refer to a 'bear' market, where the word 'bear' replaces a description ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Narratology (2003)

by Gerald Prince

Jakobson, in what has proven to be the most influential model of (verbal) communication in NARRATOLOGY, proposed ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms (2006)

by Peter Childs, Professor of English and Linguistics in the School of Modern Languages and European Studies Roger Fowler, Roger Fowler

Another influential literary-theoretical account of 'uses of language' is that propounded by Roman Jakobson. Jakobson distinguishes six uses of language – emotive (better, expressive), conative, phatic, referential, metalingual and poetic ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics (1993)

by Robert Lawrence Trask

The terms 'marked' and 'unmarked' were apparently introduced by Nikolai Trubetzkoy and Roman Jakobson, though the idea goes well back into the nineteenth century. markedness shift /'mo:kidnas jift/ n. The historical process by which the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Quotations in Cognitive Science (2000)

A Treasury of Quotations in Psychology, Philosophy, and Artificial Intelligence by Morton Wagman

LANGUAGE Metaphor and Metonymy Underpin the Formation of Linguistic Signs Jakobson sees metaphor and metonymy as the characteristic modes of bin- arily opposed polarities which between them underpin the two-fold process of ...

Google previewThe Agamben Dictionary (2011)

by Alex Murray, Jessica Whyte

The zero phoneme, a concept developed by Trubetzkoy's colleague, Roman Jakobson, is thus opposed simultaneously to every other phoneme by virtue of its unmarked status and to the mere absence of a phoneme by virtue of its minimal ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the U.S. Maritime Industry (2012)

by Kenneth J. Blume

JAKOBSON SHIPYARD of Detroit and offering such services as 251 J.

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In poetic language, in which the sign as such takes on an autonomous value, this sound symbolism becomes an actual factor and creates a sort of accompaniment to the signified. (Roman Jakobson)
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The value of this 8-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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