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A Hubterranean View of Syntax: An Analysis of Linguistic Form Through Network Theory Julie Louise Steele

A Hubterranean View of Syntax: An Analysis of Linguistic Form Through Network Theory

Julie Louise Steele

Published March 1st 2012
ISBN : 9781443835770
Hardcover
350 pages
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In A Hubterranean View Of Syntax, Julie Louise Steele explores the notion that patterns in nature may be realised in the linguistic form of our own conversations- that our words dance to the same tune that is played out in our world. To show this,MoreIn A Hubterranean View Of Syntax, Julie Louise Steele explores the notion that patterns in nature may be realised in the linguistic form of our own conversations- that our words dance to the same tune that is played out in our world. To show this, the branch configuration of a tree and its leaf structure echoed in the distributary arrangement in a river delta and the blood vessels of a kidney. Recall the spiral of a shell, its shape reflected in the wind currents of a tornado, the florets of a sunflower head and the curl of a rams horn.