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Language through the looking glass

exploring language and linguistics

by Marina Yaguello

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [U.K.], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages.,
  • Linguistics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarina Yaguello ; adapted from the original French by Trevor A. Le V. Harris and the author.
    ContributionsHarris, Trevor A. Le V., Yaguello, Marina.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP106 .Y34 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 174 p. ;
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL348210M
    ISBN 100198700059, 0198700067
    LC Control Number98007376

    Through the Looking-Glass (version 5 dramatic reading) Lewis CARROLL ( - ) Sequel to Alice in Wonderland, this volume sees Alice travel through a mirror to a dream-world where she meets chess pieces and other curious characters. In Chapter 6 of Through the Looking Glass, Alice meets Humpty Dumpty, who she recognizes immediately since she knows about him from the nursery rhyme. Humpty is a bit irritable, but he turns out to have some thought-provoking notions about language, and philosophers of language have been quoting him ever : Emrys Westacott.

      As all Carroll admirers know, his book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (), became an immediate success and has since been translated into more than eighty languages. The equally popular sequel Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, was published in The Alice books are but one example of his wide ranging authorship. The /5(10). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass record the adventures and exploits of one little girl through a variety of strange fantasylands. Exploration in these books is a playful romp through the nonsense-world of one's imagination. The world itself is explored, but so are the mind, language, and the limits of reason and knowledge.

    Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There is a children's novel by Lewis Carroll. John Tenniel drew the pictures. The book was published by Macmillan in It is a sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.. The book is a series of dream-like fantasy episodes. The theme which ties them together is Alice's journey as a pawn from the start of a fantasy game of chess until she Author: Lewis Carroll.   Searches related to through the looking glass through the looking glass book through the looking glass meaning through the looking glass pdf through the looking glass poem alice through the.


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Marina Yaguello is Professor and Chair of Linguistics in the English Department of the University of Paris and-Denis Diderot. She has been Visiting Professor in London and in Dakar and has lectured all over North America, Europe, and in many African countries.

She has written nine other books about language and linguistics, Cited by: 6. The book is called Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages.

When you're done with it, you would expect to know why, according to the author, the world looks different in other languages.

And/5(). Language through the looking glass book Through the Looking Glass book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. What can wordplay--as understood in the broadest 4/5.

Here are 3 lessons you can learn from looking Through The Language Glass: You can estimate how connected a society is by looking at the complexity of its language’s grammar. Language changes how we think, depending on the rules it gives us.

Nouns with genders are one way in which language shapes our perception of the world. From the moment Alice crawls through the looking-glass and into Looking-glass World, the novel asks that the reader—and, for that matter, Alice—suspend their disbelief.

Looking-glass World is one in which flowers talk, nursery rhyme characters and chess pieces come to life, and sheep knit while inexplicably shouting rowing terms. Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass.

Of all books intended for children, Through the Looking Glass and Alice in Wonderland are probably the ones most read by adults with enjoyment.

And though the charm of the Looking Glass world, by its very profundity and complexity, remains undefinable, certainly one of its many sources of appeal for. CHAPTER I. Looking-Glass house One thing was certain, that the white kitten had had nothing to do with it:—it was the black kitten’s fault entirely.

For the white kitten had been having its face washed by the old cat for the last quarter of an hour (and bearing it pretty well, considering); so you see that it couldn’t have had any hand in the mischief.

About the Author. Guy Deutscher is the author of The Unfolding of Language: The Evolution of Mankind's Greatest Invention. Formerly a Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge and of the University of Leiden in the Netherlands, he is an honorary Research Fellow at /5().

In Through the Looking-Glass, Carroll employs a different kind of “wordplay” from the puns of fact, puns are looked down upon here, as evidenced by the fact that the only people who use them in Looking-Glass are the Gnat, who is directly told by Alice that puns are bad jokes (), and the White Queen (), who is characterized throughout the book as being foolish.

Through the Language Glass, his second general audience book, was included on the shortlist for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. twitter: @ Author: Grrlscientist. Language as a Means to Order the World. In Through the Looking-Glass, language has the capacity to anticipate and even cause events to happen.

Alice recites nursery rhymes on several occasions, which causes Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Humpty Dumpty, and the Lion and the Unicorn to perform the actions that she describes in her rhymes.

Through The Language Glass is so robustly researched and wonderfully told that it is hard to put down Deutscher makes a convincing case for the influence of language on thought, and in doing so he reveals as much about the way color words shape our perception as about the way that scientific dogma and fashion can blind us.

And if in the last book Alice followed no set path, in this book her route is clear: through the looking glass, down the stairs, through a garden of talking flowers and into the giant chessboard.

Observer*Does language reflect the culture of a society?*Is our mother-tongue a lens through which we perceive the world?*Can different languages lead their speakers to different thoughts?In Through the Language Glass, acclaimed author Guy Deutscher will convince you that, contrary to the fashionable academic consensus of today, the answer to 4/5(19).

Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Full text of "Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages" See other formats. Language Through The Looking Glass. Author by: Marina Yaguello Languange: en Publisher by: Oxford University Press on Demand Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 83 Total Download: File Size: 54,9 Mb Description: To play with language is to break its rules, disrupt its patterns, exploit its weak points.

Now, in his new book, “Through the Language Glass,” he examines some idiosyncratic aspects of particular languages that, in his opinion, cast further doubt on biologically based theories of.

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Through the Language Glass by Guy Deutscher – review An exuberant book, rich in anecdote, instance and oddity, about the curious interactions between language and. Buy a cheap copy of Language through the Looking Glass: book by Marina Yaguello.

What can wordplay-as understood in the broadest sense-teach us about language, its functions, characteristics, structure, and workings? Using Lewis Carroll's Alice Free shipping over $/5(1).

The Looking Glass is the most popular piece I’ve ever published on either the old website or this one. The reception it got rocked my world. Tens of thousands of people from all over the globe came to read it, and re-read it. People sent links to friends and groups. Others hung links all over the nondual web.

It became an event.Through the Looking-Glass is a more complex book which focuses on the end of Alice's childhood and innocence. It is an exploration of the underlying rules that govern our world and shows the.