Democratization of Englishes: synchronic and diachronic approaches
作者: Turo HiltunenLucía Loureiro-Porto
作者单位: 1The Department of Languages, University of Helsinki, PO Box 24, 00014, Finland
2Dpt. Filologia Espanyola, Moderna i Clàssica, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Edifici Ramon Llull, Cra. Valldemossa Km. 7,5, 07122, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
刊名: Language Sciences, 2020, Vol.79
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.langsci.2020.101275
关键词: DemocratizationColloquializationCorpus linguisticsEnglish
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)The term democratization has been used in recent linguistic research to describe how specific linguistic changes can be linked to changes in sociocultural norms. This broad definition, however, does not fully capture the essence of this phenomenon or explain how it differs from other processes of language change. Other key issues in this area of research include what the cause-effect relationship is between linguistic change and social change, and how empirical corpus linguistic studies can contribute to current knowledge. In this opening contribution to the special issue New perspectives on democratization: Evidence from English(es) , we address some of these key issues by reviewing previous synchronic and diachronic work studies on democratization in different varieties of...
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影响因子:0.302 (2012)

  • synchronic 同时的
  • diachronic 地球纪年的