Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Contemporary Education, Social Sciences and Humanities (ICCESSH 2019)

Rethinking Approaches to Idioms and Idiomaticity

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Fangfang Ding
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Fangfang Ding
Available Online July 2019.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/iccessh-19.2019.294How to use a DOI?
Keywords
idioms; discourse analysis; phraseology; psycholinguistics
Abstract
In early generative approaches, idiomaticity was equated with non-compositionality, and it was regarded as a binary concept, dividing language into idioms and non-idioms. Idioms were assigned only a marginal status in language. This paper summarizes findings from studies in discourse analysis, phraseology, and psycholinguistics that have shown that idiomaticity is better conceived of as a phenomenon that is multifactorial in nature, scalar in nature, and deserves a central position in any grammatical theory.
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