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Linguistic Authority, Language Ideology, and Metaphor The Czech Orthography Wars (Language, Power and Social Process 17) (Language, Power and Social Process, 17) by Neil Bermel

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Published by Mouton de Gruyter .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historical & comparative linguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Czech,
  • Language,
  • Linguistics,
  • Reference / General,
  • Czech Republic,
  • Czech language,
  • History,
  • Language planning,
  • Orthography and spelling,
  • Reform

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9017714M
ISBN 103110188260
ISBN 109783110188264

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  There is no ultimate authority, no unambiguously appropriate form, no way an outsider can correctly say other people are doing it wrong. Ideology camouflages self-interest as principle; language. Language ideology (also known as linguistic ideology) is used within anthropology (especially linguistic anthropology), sociolinguistics, and cross-cultural studies, to characterize any set of beliefs about languages as they are used in their social worlds. When recognized and explored, language ideologies expose how the speakers' linguistic beliefs are linked to the broader .   This chapter analyses the discursive construction of Croatian language identity and demonstrates that figurative language plays a crucial role in the process of national and linguistic (dis)identification. The ideological nature and complexity of nations and languages make both concepts highly susceptible to figuration. Based on an analysis of ninety-seven . "Language ideologies" are cultural representations, whether explicit or implicit, of the intersection of language and human beings in a social world. Mediating between social structures and forms of talk, such ideologies are not only about language. Rather, they link language to identity, power, aesthetics, morality and epistemology. Through such linkages, language ideologies underpin 5/5(1).

Introduction. As conceptual tools, language ideologies and language attitudes were created by researchers in the second half of the 20th century to provide a means of treating speakers’ feelings and ideas about various languages and linguistic forms as a critical factor in understanding processes of language change, language and identity, and language in its . A metaphor is a figure of speech that, for rhetorical effect, directly refers to one thing by mentioning another. It may provide (or obscure) clarity or identify hidden similarities between two ideas. Metaphors are often compared with other types of figurative language, such as antithesis, hyperbole, metonymy and simile. One of the most commonly cited examples of a metaphor in .   Linguistic authority, language ideology, and metaphor: The C zech orthography wars. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Something that not everybody know is how much has changed Czech language since liberalism is in Czech Republic and neither the controversial ways of thinking that have affected to the spelling and the orthography. Naughton, J. D. (). Book Prize Winners for Best Contribution to Language Pedagogy Benjamin Rifkin, Linguistic Authority, Language Ideology, and Metaphor: The Czech Orthography Wars (Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, Neil Bermel’s Linguistic Authority, Language Ideology, and Metaphor.