America's Commandos by Leroy Thompson

By Leroy Thompson

America's Commandos КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Greenhill Books Серия: The G.I. sequence - The Illustrated heritage of the yank Soldier Автор: Leroy Thompson Название: America's Commandos - US unique Operations Forces of global warfare II and Korea Язык: English Год издания: 2001 Количество страниц: seventy four ISBN: 1-85367-458-3 Формат: pdf Размер: 18.51 Мб eighty five

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Rommetveit, 1974: 42). This ability to temporarily adopt the other’s point of view could be seen as the foundation of subjectivity in language. There is however another, more important, condition, which makes decentralization possible. As noted by Rommetveit, the main characteristic of schizophrenic communication, as described by Bateson et al. (1956), is not the incapacity for decentralization on the part of the schizophrenic subject. Rather, it is her/his lack of confidence in some kind of social acknowledgement of the reality that s/he experiences daily.

Italics in the original) 15 This statement, which radically changes the Saussurean perspective, opens up the path for the study of linguistic phenomena not only from a cognitive but also from an emotive viewpoint. e. any shift from our normal psychic state, is signaled by a shift from our normal linguistic use. And viceversa, Spitzer maintains that a shift from the usual language is symptomatic of an unusual psychic state. Although needing empirical evidence and contextualization in a non literary field, these are important starting points for a study of the intermingling between stylistics and subjectivity.

Communications belong to a less punitive scheme than do facts, for communications can be by-passed, withdrawn from, disbelieved, conveniently misunderstood, and tactfully conveyed. (Goffman, 1967: 43) As a consequence, communication must be approached very cautiously. Caution is brought about precisely by mitigation, with its inventory of adjustments, circumlocutions, evasions, seductions, sidestepping, disguising, etc. To use a Greek calque, mitigation is a form of eupraxia, which may entail the risk of dispraxia.

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