L'interrogation au fondement de l'interaction langagière

Abstract : Linguisticsis a science and as a such must explain the facts of language. Our method draws its inspiration from biology. After reviewing the relevant literature, we attempt to relate the emergence of interrogation to other cognitive and linguistic phenomena. Interrogation appears in child language between the ages of two and three. Interestingly, numerous studies have established that animals do not use questions, so that interrogation seems to be an intrinsically human process. Wh- question words epitomize interrogation and almost every language has them. The logogen wh- has a precise neurological base. We study the Lara Corpus extracted from the CHILDES database. There is a correlation between MLU and the complexity of questions asked by the child. We also study wh- words and their collocations to highlight the existence of a network. This network allows us to elaborate a Minimal Mind Design. Interrogation emerged after the mutation of myh16 in our species and is body-based. It provides access to elaborate semantics and has played a crucial role in Western philosophy. Interrogation is the foundation of language-based interactions.
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Christian Tierney-Hancock. L'interrogation au fondement de l'interaction langagière. Linguistique. Université Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux III, 2018. Français. ⟨NNT : 2018BOR30059⟩. ⟨tel-02062308⟩

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