Upon completing this course, students will be able to describe the historical & theoretical foundation of relevance theory (RT). Students will be able to apply relevance theory’s account of the principles and mechanisms of human communication; to describe the relevance-theoretic account of tropes, like metaphor and irony; and to apply RT to linguistic analysis and inter-lingual communication.
Course DetailsLevel: Graduate
Credit hours: 3
Term(s) course is offered: Spring/Fall
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