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Television dialogue [electronic resource] : the sitcom Friends vs. natural conversation / Paulo Quaglio.

By: Quaglio, Paulo.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in corpus linguistics: v. 36.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., c2009Description: 1 online resource (xii, 161 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789027290441 (electronic bk.); 902729044X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Dialogue analysis | Conversation analysis | Friends (Television program) | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- FriendshipGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Television dialogue.DDC classification: 302.3/46 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Television Dialogue; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; List of tables; List of figures; Foreword to the book; Opening credits; Setting the stage; Behind the scenes; Take 1; Some you know I mean it's really urgh; I am just really really happy ... ; I'm just hanging out. Y'know, having fun; Once upon a time; That's a wrap; References; Appendix; Name index; Subject index; The series Studies in Corpus Linguistics (SCL).
Summary: This book explores a virtually untapped, yet fascinating research area: television dialogue. It reports on a study comparing the language of the American situation comedy Friends to natural conversation. Transcripts of the television show and the American English conversation portion of the Longman Grammar Corpus provide the data for this corpus-based investigation, which combines Douglas Biber's multidimensional methodology with a frequency-based analysis of close to 100 linguistic features. As a natural offshoot of the research design, this study offers a comprehensive description of the mos.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]-155) and indexes.

Television Dialogue; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; List of tables; List of figures; Foreword to the book; Opening credits; Setting the stage; Behind the scenes; Take 1; Some you know I mean it's really urgh; I am just really really happy ... ; I'm just hanging out. Y'know, having fun; Once upon a time; That's a wrap; References; Appendix; Name index; Subject index; The series Studies in Corpus Linguistics (SCL).

This book explores a virtually untapped, yet fascinating research area: television dialogue. It reports on a study comparing the language of the American situation comedy Friends to natural conversation. Transcripts of the television show and the American English conversation portion of the Longman Grammar Corpus provide the data for this corpus-based investigation, which combines Douglas Biber's multidimensional methodology with a frequency-based analysis of close to 100 linguistic features. As a natural offshoot of the research design, this study offers a comprehensive description of the mos.

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