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Linguo-cognitive construction of aggregated compound nonce words’ meaning in the dramedy “Sex and the city”

Journal: Studia Humanitatis (Vol.2018, No. 2)

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Page : 18-18

Keywords : aggregated nonce formation types; compound nonce words; linguo-cognitive meaning construction; cognitive procedure; cognitive operation; cognitive mechanism;

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Since lexical creativity relies not merely on artistic and aesthetic principles, but rather on complex cognitive processes, the article highlights cognitive nature of nonce formation as an integral component of a complex unity, being metacontext, cognition, language and speech. The interpretation of nonce words is based on the shared knowledge phenomenon that is tangency points of interlocutors' sociocultural background knowledge and sets of their associations and values. In order to reveal the nonce compounds' informational load the author suggests to employ the following method: cognitive procedure → cognitive operation → cognitive mechanism that enabled to the model of linguo-cognitive meaning construction of the relevant compound nonce words.

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