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

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Google previewStylistics

Jakobson is a textualist. A contextualist model of literary style and history emerges from Roger Fowler's Literature as Social Discourse: [Literature] is an open set of texts, of great formal diversity, recognised by a culture as possessing certain ...

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 Translation Studies (2003)

by Mona Baker

The mostsystematic investigation ofpoetic devices inlanguage came from scholars working in the former Czechoslovakia and who were well versed in Russian Formalism: Roman Jakobson, Jiří LEVÝ (seeCZECH TRADITION), František Miko, ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Narrative Theory (2010)

by David HERMAN, Manfred JAHN, Marie-Laure RYAN

(JAKOBSON). Six functions of language were identified by the Russianborn American linguist Roman Jakobson (1896–1982), each corresponding to one of the six factors of verbal communication. The six factors are the addresser ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Media and Communication (2013)

by Marcel Danesi

Jakobson, Roman. Zur Struktur des russischen Verbum. In Charisteria Guilelma Mathesio Quinquagenario a Discipulis et Circuli Linguistici Pragensis Sodalibus Oblata, 74—84. Prague: Prazsky lingvistick, 1932. — Beitrag zur allgemeinen ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Literature and Criticism (2002)

by Martin Coyle, Peter Garside, Malcolm Kelsall, Dr John Peck, John Peck

Thecriticalstrategy offered by Roman Jakobson and Claude LéviStrauss, for instance, suggests thatapoemis likelyto be organized notsomuch around singlecentral principles, as around pairs of mutuallydefining thematicopposites. Jakobson ...

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Small photo of ESTONIA - CIRCA 2000: Carl Robert Jakobson (1841-1882) on 500 Krooni 2000 Banknote from Estonia. Estonian writer, politician and teacher. More...

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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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Scrabble value of J8A1K5O1B3S1O1N1

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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