Pour une définition générale de l'intensité dans le langage

Abstract : Intensity is a field that has often been studied in various languages, notably by grammarians, however without a concensus being ever reached as to the definition of this term. By taking a broad view of all the linguistic facts that may be encompassed (under different labels, such as high degree, emphasis, etc.) by the notion of intensity in language, we attempt to highlight what ultimately unites and defines it: the concept of tension, and/or of gap that may be taken in. This gap can be classified as quantitative, relating to degree and scalarity; or as qualitative, being in such case real or virtual.
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Clara Romero. Pour une définition générale de l'intensité dans le langage. Travaux de Linguistique : Revue Internationale de Linguistique Française, De Boeck Université, 2007, Travaux de linguistique, 2007-1 (54), pp.57-68. ⟨halshs-00166172⟩

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