By Philip W. Davis
The papers during this quantity have been offered on the 5th Biennial Symposium of the dept of Linguistics, Rice college, March 1993. The individuals have been requested to pay attention intensive and in a self-reflective manner upon a few diversity of knowledge. The cause used to be multifold. the 1st function used to be descriptive. It was once anticipated that the members might perform their activity in a retrospective method, exemplifying and construction upon their past paintings, however it was once additionally anticipated that they might start to reveal the configuration of a few zone in a extra entire photo of language. the purpose was once to take (at least) one significant step within the depiction of what we predict language will finally be like. The contributions have been either particular and generalizing, with concentration as a lot upon technique as upon hypotheses approximately language. In reading descriptive perform, we persisted to pay attention upon concerns which involved us all, and even as we attempted to strengthen the discourse via the result of such description. We was hoping that troublesome and recalcitrant information could make our personal perform clearer to us and that it can additionally train us within the refinement of our conceptions of language.
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L. AMMIRATI & SHEILA SHEA (15) HAPPY/SAD (a boy saved Freddy the Frog's life and wanted to take him home so he couldn't be with his friends (resulting in the above emotion constellation) Question: Can you complete this story? Adult: it seems like this frog is a sociable sort and he did have many friends on the pad and he will probably maximize his friendships with other animals in the house. I mean to have as many friends as he did YOU have to put up with a lot of shit from people. So he probably put up with the shit the boy gave him but still managed to be his friend and he will end up being happy.
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