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Title: Antonymy
Subtitle: A Corpus-Based Perspective
Written By: Steve Jones
Series Title: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics
Description:

Antonymy is the technical name used to describe 'opposites', pairs of words such as rich/poor, love/hate and male/female.
Antonyms are a ubiquitous part of everyday language, and this book provides a detailed, comprehensive account of the phenomenon.
This book demonstrates how traditional linguistic theory can be revisited, updated and challenged in the corpus age.
It will be essential reading for scholars interested in antonymy and corpus linguistics.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415263743
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
Prices: 90.00