摘要
Abstract
Chapter One Introduction
Chapter Two An Overview of the Studies of Euphemism 2.1 Definitions of Euphemism 2.2 Studies of Euphemism in the West 2.3 Studies of Euphemism in China
Chapter Three Theoretical Prerequisites-Three-dimensional Theory in Linguistics 3.1 Theoretical Background 3.2 Three-dimensional Theory 3.2.1 Semantic Concepts Concerned 3.2.2 Pragmatic Principles and Concepts Concerned 3.2.3 Grammatical Notions Concerned
Chapter Four Semantic Analysis of Euphemism 4.1 Semantic Classifications of Euphemism 4.2 Semantic Characteristics of Euphemism 4.2.1 Semantic Fuzziness 4.2.2 Semantic Elevation 4.2.3 Semantic Degradation 4.3 Semantic Typology of Euphemism 4.3.1 Connotative Meaning of Euphemism 4.3.2 Social Meaning of Euphemism 4.3.3 Affective Meaning of Euphemism 4.3.4 Collocative Meaning of Euphemism
Chapter Five Pragmatic Analysis of Euphemism 5.1 The Use of Euphemism in Context of Situation 5.2 Pragmatic Functions of Euphemism 5.2.1 Function of Being Evasive 5.2.2 Function of Being Polite 5.2.3 Function of Concealing the Truth 5.2.4 Function of Being Elegant 5.3 Pragmatic Principles Involved in the use of Euphemism 5.3.1 Observation of Politeness Principle 5.3.2 Violation of Cooperative Principles
Chapter Six Grammatical Analysis of Euphemism 6.1 Grammatical Means by which Euphemism is formed 6.1.1 Phonetic Means 6.1.2 Lexical Means 6.1.3 Syntactic Means 6.2 A Case Study of the Interaction of Grammatical, Semantic and Pragmatic Parameters of Euphemism
Chapter Seven Conclusion
References
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