Semantic Variation: Meaning in Society and in Sociolinguistics - The Collected Works of Ruqaiya Hasan Vol 2 - Ruqaiya Hasan†

Semantic Variation: Meaning in Society and in Sociolinguistics - The Collected Works of Ruqaiya Hasan Vol 2 - Ruqaiya Hasan†

3 A sociolinguistic interpretation of everyday talk between mothers and children [1990]

Semantic Variation: Meaning in Society and in Sociolinguistics - The Collected Works of Ruqaiya Hasan Vol 2 - Ruqaiya Hasan†

Ruqaiya Hasan† [+-]
Macquarie University
Ruqaiya Hasan, who died in 2015, was a professor of linguistics who taught and held visiting positions at various universities in England. Her last appointment was at Macquarie University, Australia, from where she retired as Emeritus Professor in 1994. Throughout her career she researched and published widely in the areas of verbal art, culture, context and text, text and texture, lexicogrammar and semantic variation. Read her obituary here

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1 Introduction; 2 Meaning and the concept of ‘semantic variation’; 3 Semantic variation and systemic-functional linguistics; 4 The research subjects; 5 Recording mothers and children; 6 The collected data and its contexts; 7 Analytic categories: an example; 8 Answer: the point of a question; 9 Asking and telling: some results from an empirical investigation; 10 The discussion of results: PC1-A1;11 The discussion of results: PC1-A2; 12 Conclusion

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Hasan†, Ruqaiya . 3 A sociolinguistic interpretation of everyday talk between mothers and children [1990]. Semantic Variation: Meaning in Society and in Sociolinguistics - The Collected Works of Ruqaiya Hasan Vol 2. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 75-118 Jul 2009. ISBN 9781904768364. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=30230. Date accessed: 14 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.30230. Jul 2009

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