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The function of proverbs in discourse [electronic resource] : the case of a Mexican transnational social network / by El�ias Dom�inguez Barajas.

By: Dom�inguez Barajas, El�ias, 1968-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contributions to the sociology of language: 98.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter Mouton, c2010Description: 1 online resource (viii, 189 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9783110224894 (electronic bk.); 3110224895 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Proverbs -- History and criticism | Discourse analysis | REFERENCE | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Vocabulary | Soziales Netzwerk | Sprichwort | Umgangssprache | MexikoGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Function of proverbs in discourse.DDC classification: 401/.41 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- 2. The L�opez social network and its proverbs -- 3. Proverbs mean more than they say -- 4. Proverbs do more than they mean -- 5. Toward praxis : linking the saying with the thinking -- 6. The academic stakes of language use -- 7. Beyond school halls -- Epilogue: 1. Socialization practices; 2. Identity formation; 3. Maintenance, loss, or transformation of oral traditions in U.S. contexts -- References -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-184) and index.

Introduction -- 2. The L�opez social network and its proverbs -- 3. Proverbs mean more than they say -- 4. Proverbs do more than they mean -- 5. Toward praxis : linking the saying with the thinking -- 6. The academic stakes of language use -- 7. Beyond school halls -- Epilogue: 1. Socialization practices; 2. Identity formation; 3. Maintenance, loss, or transformation of oral traditions in U.S. contexts -- References -- Index.

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