The Cross-Cultural Pragmatics of Humor


Seminar Paper, 2014

25 Pages, Grade: 1,3

Jakub Duch (Author)


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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Methodology

3. Humor and cross-cultural pragmatics
3.1 The play frame as trigger of humorous talk
3.2 Who initiates the play frame or humor in general?
3.3 Cross-cultural considerations on starting humor
3.4 Possible reactions to humor: (lack of) comprehension
3.5 Possible reactions to humor: mind if I join in?
3.6 (Social) functions and effects of humor
3.7 Humor in intercultural settings

4. Concluding remarks

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Title
The Cross-Cultural Pragmatics of Humor
College
University of Hamburg  (Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik)
Grade
1,3
Author
Year
2014
Pages
25
Catalog Number
V511881
ISBN (eBook)
9783346088802
ISBN (Book)
9783346088819
Language
English
Keywords
Humor, Pragmatics, Linguistics, Intercultural speech
Quote paper
Jakub Duch (Author), 2014, The Cross-Cultural Pragmatics of Humor, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/511881

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