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Language in its social setting

Language in its social setting

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Published by Anthropological Society of Washington in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociolinguistics.,
  • Language and languages.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by William W. Gage.
    ContributionsGage, William W.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 116 p. ;
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14346654M

      The elements of setting – time, place, mood, social and cultural context – help to make a novel feel real and alive. Read more about using the ingredients of setting to make your story more vivid in your reader’s imagination: Time in setting can refer to the length of time in which the story unfolds (as short as a day or as long as In addition to analyzing a book's strengths and weaknesses, a scholarly review often recommends whether or not readers would value the work for its authenticity and overall quality. This measure of quality includes both the author's ideas and arguments and covers practical issues, such as, readability and language, organization and layout Author: Robert V. Labaree. The Language in Social Life research group formally established in , is located within the Department of Linguistics. Our research is dedicated to the study of language across many social contexts using a variety of theoretical approaches.


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