Sunday, 22 November 2015

Stratal Perspectives On Meaning: Inter-Stratal: Upwards (Semantics In Relation To Context)

Halliday & Matthiessen (1999: 437):
the question of how meaning relates upwards to context is foregrounded in rhetorical-ethnographic approaches rather than in logical-philosophical ones. We discussed the contextual perspective on meaning… focussing on the relation between differences in contextual settings of field, tenor and mode, and on registerial variation in meaning.