International Journal of Language and Linguistics

Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017

  • Cultural Signification and Philosophy Embedded in Chinese Calligraphy: A Semiological Analysis

    Chen-chun E

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 88-94
    Received: Mar. 26, 2017
    Accepted: Apr. 24, 2017
    Published: Jun. 22, 2017
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    Abstract: Chinese brush calligraphy has not only aesthetic value, but it is also fully loaded with semiological signification of Chinese qi philosophy. Adopting Roland Barthes’s theory on signs, this paper aims to discuss signification of qi in Chinese calligraphy. In addition, drawing on the Saussurean dichotomy of langue and parole as well as Barthes’s con... Show More
  • Interesting Cognitive Logic of Vietnamese and English Perception Verbs

    Phuong Nguyen Hoang

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 95-98
    Received: May 06, 2017
    Accepted: May 17, 2017
    Published: Jul. 11, 2017
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    Abstract: Each of the phenomena is perceived by human in certain specific ways from perception to cognition. The next step is the convert of cognitive information into language codes so that these information can be released to the object of communication, the receiver or the listener. Then, the listener receives codes and decodes them in order to understand... Show More
  • Character and Fate in the Mayor of Casterbridge

    Qin Liu

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 99-104
    Received: May 06, 2017
    Accepted: May 19, 2017
    Published: Jul. 13, 2017
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    Abstract: The Mayor of Casterbridge is one of Thomas Hardy’s typical ‘Wessex novels’. This novel narrates a series of stories that happened after Henchard sold his wife when he was drunk at early 19 century England, Casterbridge. Combining with other Wessex novels we can summarize that Hardy believed that human fate was closely linked with character, it is “... Show More
  • The Marking System in the Dialect of Lamalera

    Yosef Demon

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 105-120
    Received: Apr. 28, 2017
    Accepted: May 20, 2017
    Published: Jul. 14, 2017
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    Abstract: Marking is a universal linguistic phenomenon. Marking is the giving of a marker either free or bound, either in front or back on a morphological form. The Dialect of Lamalera (DL) is one of 35 dialects in the Lamaholot Language family. The Lamalera dialect has apronominal marker attached either to the front in a number of certain categories of word... Show More