Relating to Ken Kesey's Wise Man

Akman, Varol (2000) Relating to Ken Kesey's Wise Man. [Journal (Paginated)]

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We take a parable (told by Ken Kesey) and exhibit how it achieves its sublime effect through a sequence of weak implicatures. Interestingly, the implicatures turn out to allude to Richard Rorty's renowned distinction between metaphysicians and ironists.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:Irony, Metaphysics, Stories, `What is said'
Subjects:Linguistics > Pragmatics
ID Code:959
Deposited By: Akman, Varol
Deposited On:08 Sep 2000
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54


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