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By Anita Fetzer

This booklet departs from the idea that context and appropriateness characterize advanced relational configurations which could now not be conceived as analytic primes yet fairly require the lodging of micro and macro views to seize their inherent dynamism. The edited quantity offers a suite of papers which study the connectedness among context and appropriateness from interdisciplinary views. The papers use assorted theoretical frameworks, equivalent to state of affairs conception, speech act concept, cognitive pragmatics, sociopragmatics, discourse research, argumentation idea and useful linguistics. They replicate present strikes in pragmatics and discourse research to pass disciplinary and methodological limitations by means of integrating suitable premises and insights, specifically cognition, negotiation of that means, sequentiality, recipient layout and style.

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E. e. e. Β ∕ Α In what is commonly called a ‘contrast model,’ the similarity of α to β is given as a linear combination of the measures of their joint and idiosyncratic features, viz. c1 f(Α∩Β) − c2 f(Α ∕ Β) – c3 f(Β ∕ Α), where c1, c2, c3 ≥ 0. In this way, the contrast model expresses similarity between two objects as the weighted difference of the above (three) feature sets (c1, c2, c3 being the weights). 4 In Tverksy (1977), an interesting experiment is reported. Subjects are asked which country, Sweden or Hungary, most resembles Austria.

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