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Linguistic Variation : Confronting Fact and Theory.

Author: Rena Torres Cacoullos; Nathalie Dion; André Lapierre
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
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Linguistic Variation: Confronting Fact and Theory honors Shana Poplack in bringing together contributions from leading scholars in language variation and change. The book demonstrates how variationist methodology can be applied to the study of linguistic structures and processes. It introduces readers to variation theory, while also providing an overview of current debates on the linguistic, cognitive and  Read more...
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Torres Cacoullos, Rena.
Linguistic Variation : Confronting Fact and Theory.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rena Torres Cacoullos; Nathalie Dion; André Lapierre
ISBN: 9781317688181 131768818X
OCLC Number: 894171639
Description: 1 online resource (369 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Toward a Science of Grammar and a Critical Sociolinguistics; PART A The Variationist Comparative Method: Gauging Grammatical Relationships; 1 Contrasting Patterns of Agreement in Three Communities; 2 A Comparative Variationist Perspective on Relative Clauses in Child and Adult Speech; 3 Uh and Um in British and American English: Are They Words? Evidence from Co-occurrence with Pauses; 4 A Variationist Approach to Subject-Aux Question Inversion in Bajan and Other Caribbean Creole Englishes, AAVE, and Appalachian. PART B Identifying and Tracking Language Change5 The Continuing Story of Verbal -s: Revisiting the Northern Subject Rule as a Diagnostic of Historical Relationship; 6 Phonetic Variation across Centuries: On the Possible Reappearance of a Case of Stable Variation in Copenhagen Danish; 7 Focus and WH-Questions in Brazilian Portuguese; 8 Grammaticalization and Variation of WILL and SHALL in Shakespeare's Comedies; PART C Language Ideology, Prescription, and Community Norms; 9 Drifting Toward the Standard Language: A Panel Study of Number Concord in Brazilian Portuguese. 10 The Neglected Topic of Variation in Teacher Classroom Speech: Investigating JE VAIS/JE VAS/M' AS in Ontario French-Medium High Schools11 Words We Use: Linguistic Bias and Prejudice; 12 Active Retirees: The Persistence of Obsolescent Features; PART D Evaluating the Effects of Language Contact on the Ground; 13 Going through (L) in L2: Anglophone Montrealers Revisited; 14 Variable Patterns in Spanish-English Acquisition from Birth: Subject Pronouns beyond the Age of Three; 15 Déjà Voodoo or New Trails Ahead? Re-Evaluating the Mixing Typology Model. 16 Dialect-to-Standard Advergence: The Relevance of Compound BorrowingPART E Fresh Perspectives on Classic Problems; 17 The Beginnings of the Southern Shift; 18 A Comparative Sociolinguistic Analysis of the Dative Alternation; 19 Variationist Sociolinguistics and Linguistic Theory in the Context of Pronominal Perseveration; 20 Comparing Variables in Different Corpora with Context-Based Model-Free Variant Probabilities; Contributor Biographies; Index.

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Linguistic Variation: Confronting Fact and Theory honors Shana Poplack in bringing together contributions from leading scholars in language variation and change. The book demonstrates how variationist methodology can be applied to the study of linguistic structures and processes. It introduces readers to variation theory, while also providing an overview of current debates on the linguistic, cognitive and sociocultural factors involved in linguistic patterning. With its coverage of a diverse range of language varieties and linguistic problems, this book offers new quantitative analyses of actu.

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