Literacy and Language Analysis

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1993-05-01
  • Publisher: Lawrence Erlbau

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This volume investigates the interconnections between language and literacy in terms of the structures of language as well as the linguistic contexts of literacy. The work for this book was generated in order to focus on studies of the acquisition and impact of literacy on traditional assertions of linguistic analysts. The contributors show that claims regarding descriptions of the linguistic competence of native speakers contain phonemic, morphemic, and sentential constructs applicable only to literate lang

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Literacy and the Constructs of Languagep. 1
Introductionp. 3
Graphic Relativity and Linguistic Constructsp. 5
Graphic Relativity and Linguistic Constructsp. 15
Literacy and the Phonemep. 19
How English Orthography Influences Phonological Knowledge as Children Learn to Read and Spellp. 21
in Search of Phonemic Consciousness: A Follow-Up on Ehrip. 45
Phonological Awareness, Orthography, and Literacyp. 55
Referencesp. 68
C Morphologyp. 71
Referencesp. 73
Referencesp. 93
Literacy and the Sentencep. 97
Spoken and Written Language: Language Acquisition and Literacyp. 99
Referencesp. 139
Literacy Acquisition and Grammaticality Judgments in Childrenp. 143
Utterance Acceptability Criteria: a Follow-Up to Karanth and Suchitrap. 157
Literacy and the Context of Languagep. 165
Writing, Literal Meaning, and Logical Proofp. 167
The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Writer: On the Pragmatics of Wri tten Communicationp. 181
Ancient India and the Orality-Literacy Divide Theoryp. 206
Author Indep. 209
Subject Indexp. 215
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