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Unformatted text preview: universe of discourse, and observer perspective." (Kenneth L. Pike) "For me context is the key--from that comes the understanding of everything." (Kenneth Noland) "Recent work in a number of different fields has called into question the adequacy of earlier definitions of context in favor of a more dynamic view of the relationship between linguistic and non-linguistic dimensions of communicative events. Instead of viewing context as a set of variables that statically surround strips of talk, context and talk are now argued to stand in a mutually reflexive relationship to each other, with talk, and the interpretive work it generates, shaping context as much as context shapes talk." (Charles Goodwin and Alessandro Duranti, "Rethinking Context: An Introduction," in Rethinking Context: Language as an Interactive Phenomenon . Cambridge Univ. Press, 1992) Pronunciation: KON-text...
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- Semantics, Alfred North Whitehead, Alfred Marshall, Carl Sagan, Kenneth Noland