Language in Thought and Action Fifth Edition

ISBN-10: 0156482401

ISBN-13: 9780156482400

Edition: 5th 1991

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Description: A revised, updated edition of S. I. Hayakawa’s classic work on semantics. He discusses the role of language, its many functions, and how language shapes our thinking. Introduction by Robert MacNeil; Index.

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Book details

List price: $16.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 1/1/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.53" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

ROBERT MacNEIL was the coanchor of PBS's MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour until his retirement in 1995. He has written two volumes of memoirs and three novels. MacNeil grew up in Nova Scotia, the setting for his bestselling memoir Wordstruck. He now divides his time between Halifax and New York City.

Language and Survival
Symbols
Reports, Inferences, Judgments
Contexts
The Double Task of Language
The Language of Social Cohesion
The Language of Social Control
The Language of Affective Communication
How We Know What We Know
The Little Man Who Wasn't There
Classification
The Two-Valued Orientation
The Multi-valued Orientation
Art and Tension
Poetry and Advertising
The Dime in the Juke Box
The Empty Eye
Rats and Men
Towards Order Within and Without
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