Category Archives: Introduction to Linguistics (A free video Aided Short Courses)

Shades of Meaning and Semantic Roles

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10. From Sentence to Storytelling

You begin to learn about pragmatics—how we move beyond the literal meaning of sentences to real-world matters like attitude, general presuppositions, and what is known versus what is new. Pragmatics is what makes strings of words express the full range of humanity and consciousness.

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