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Read online The Language Of Humour.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Language Of Humour The broad aim of this lively and engaging book is to examine relationships between the linguistic patterns the stylistic functions and the social and cultural contexts of humour The material used in illustration is of corresponding breadth schoolyard jokes graffiti aphorisms advertisements arguments anecdotes puns parodies passages of comic fiction all come under Dr Nash s scrutiny by Walter Nash

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Designs In Prose: A Study Of Compositional Problems And Methods, A Departed Music: Old English Poetry, The Language of Humour, The Language of Humour (English Language Series), Language and Creative Illusion: The Writing Game, Creating Texts: An Introduction to the Study of Composition, Vegan for Beginners Cookbook:: How To Switch From a Vegetarian To a Vegan, 45 Recipes for Yourself and Your Friends is Easy and Tasty., For Old Times Sake, The Language Of Humour, Routledge Revivals: English Usage (1986): A Guide to First Principles
The readings in this book are passages of translation from a wide selection of Old English poems The author places them in their context and discusses their place and significance in the history of poetic art in Anglo Saxon society and culture This approach is intended to give the reader an opportunity to appreciate the cultural importance of the surviving body of poems the worldview that inspired them and the subtleties of individual poems, No description available, The broad aim of this lively and engaging book is to examine relationships between the linguistic patterns the stylistic functions and the social and cultural contexts of humour The material used in illustration is of corresponding breadth schoolyard jokes graffiti aphorisms advertisements arguments anecdotes puns parodies passages of comic fiction all come under Dr Nash s scrutiny, Walter Nash recalls his childhood in an industrial town in north west England partly in vivid immediate recovery and partly in the reflective light of adult memory The old days of the s come to mind days of the family days of street life of hopscotch and coddymuck days of wireless and gramophone and the parlour piano days of sport and pastime days of schooling days of churchgoing With the memories of days come the memories of people parents grandparents kinsfolk teachers parsons Dickensian eccentrics like the medicine hawker the coalman the street preacher and the rag and bone man These people celebrated here for old times sake are the working class of once upon a day after never the same again