Ambiguity: Language and Communication

Boston: De Gruyter (2015)
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Abstract

This volume uncovers a great mystery about language: why can we communicate so effectively despite the fact that ambiguity is pervasive? Conversely, how do speakers use ambiguity to achieve a specific goal? Answers to these questions are provided from different fields: linguistics, literary criticism, rhetoric, theology, media studies, law.

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