Language & Humor final

it’s been fun teaching this class. i’d do it again any time. here’s my final: Language & Humor Final Exam Spring 2008   Choose one question from each category. Answer each question thoroughly in one page or less. Please write legibly, since I won’t be able to grade it otherwise. Provide thoughtful analysis and examples […]

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final questions and answers

for Dan Sanford’s 490/590 seminar: Formulaic Language. i had to pick two out of these four: What is the difference, with respect to idioms, between compositionality and conventionality? Why is it a mistake to confuse the two? How are the questions of whether or not idioms are compositional, and whether or not they’re metaphorical, related? […]

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