Thursday, March 08, 2007

Bernstein paragraph

Context is a term frequently used but less frequently given the status of a derived term. Such a logical status is crucial when context is the basic unit of a theory or description. Among socio-linguists the definition of a context is often no more than the application of a botanical classification the principle of which is arbitrary, or which operates at a very low level of description

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cristi said...