Alicante Journal of English Studies / Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses

The possible place of relevance theory in a cognitive explanation of literature

José Luis Guijarro Morales



The concept Literature is a complex one. Relevance Theory can describe in a cognitive and scientific way its communicative operations that do not distinguish it from other types of discourse in a fundamental way. What is urgently needed is a cognitive scientific approach to the artistic aspects of this concept. In this paper, a possible way is offered in outline.


Literatura; Teoría de la relevancia; Lingüística cognitiva; Comunicación; Conceptos teóricos


Copyright (c) 1998 José Luis Guijarro Morales

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