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by Nick Riemer
Semantics is the study of meaning in language. This clear and comprehensive textbook provides an introduction to the subject for undergraduate students. It not only equips students with the concepts they need in order to understand the main aspects of semantics, it also introduces the styles of reasoning and argument which characterise the field. It contains more than 200 ...more
Paperback, 460 pages
Published May 1st 2010 by Cambridge University Press
(first published March 1st 2008)
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I was ambivalent to give my rating. The book seemed promised to be a good reading, until 2.2, when I really shocked to find that the length of two parts 2.2.2 Meaning below the morpheme and 2.2.3 Meaning above the word levels are just one page each. I couldn't believe that these two issues with so many provoked questions are treated in that little of details. Kind of disappointed. The remaining of the book is fine though sometimes I was disoriented by the naming of the head points.