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Interpreting Confucius : the aesthetic turn and its challenges
NI Peimin’s book Confucius: The Man and the Way of Gongfu (Ni 2016) is remarkable not only because it is lucidly written and rich in information but also, more importantly, because it launches a major shift in interpreting ...
Effects of affective priming through music on the use of emotion words
Understanding how music can evoke emotions and in turn affect language use has significant implications not only in clinical settings but also in the emotional development of children. The relationship between music and ...
Multiple religious belonging after religion : theorising strategic religious participation in a shared religious landscape as a Chinese model
It is argued that the concept of Multiple Religious Belonging as normally conceived relies upon a problematic construction of “religion” which can be expressed as the World Religions Paradigm. This relies upon a modern ...
South Asian perspectives on relative-correlative constructions
This paper discusses relativization strategies used by South Asian languages, with the focus falling on relative-correlative constructions. The bi-clausal relative-correlative structure is believed to be native to Indo-Aryan ...
Functional shortcuts in language co-occurrence networks
Human language contains regular syntactic structures and grammatical patterns that should be detectable in their co-occurence networks. However, most standard complex network measures can hardly differentiate between ...
Metalinguistic filters within the bilingual language faculty : a study of young English-Chinese bilinguals
This study reports two metalinguistic parameters that constitute the schematic control of lateral inhibitory links between translation equivalents within the bilingual lexico-semantic system of Green’s (1998a,1998b,2007) ...
Intensifiers as stance markers : a corpus study on genre variations in Mandarin Chinese
While the study of Mandarin Chinese intensifiers has been prolific, the methodologies used have been limited to comparative and grammaticalization studies, revealing little about the discourse-pragmatic usages of individual ...
Charting multilingualism : language censuses and language surveys in Hong Kong
(Hong Kong University Press, 1998)
The chapter reviews census and language survey data to present a comprehensive, longitudinal survey of the complex pattern of multilingualism and language diversity in Hong Kong over the twentieth century.
About TreeTorika: Rhetoric, CAAC and Mao
(Editions Delatour France, 2008)
This chapter examines computer assisted analysis and composition (CAAC) techniques in relation to the composition of my piece TreeTorika for chamber orchestra. I describe methods for analysing the musical features of a ...
Memory-based learning for article generation
Article choice can pose difficult problems in applications such as machine translation and automated summarization. In this paper, we investigate the use of corpus data to collect statistical generalizations about article ...