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Broadening and narrowing in lexical development: How relevance theory can account for children's ove
The paper examines the parallels between young children's overextensions and underextensions and lexical pragmatic processes of broadening and narrowing as described in relevance theory. I argue thatExpand
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Relevance Theory: More Than Understanding
The present volume covers a variety of topics which are at the centre of interest in pragmatic research: understanding and believing, reference, politeness, communication problems, stylistics,Expand
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How to Signal Lexical Concept Adjustment: A Relevance-Theoretic Perspective on Hedging
The goal of the paper is to show that relevance theory provides a theoretically sound framework for describing properties of expressions traditionally known as hedges in a consistent manner. InExpand
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'Metalinguistic or': from Horn to Relevance Theory