Roman Jakobson

Roman Jakobson

Every linguistic sign is located on two axes: the axis of simultaneity and that of succession.More Roman Jakobson quotes [08/07/2011 03:08:00]
The task is to investigate speech sounds in relation to the meanings with which they are invested, i.e., sounds viewed as signifiers, and above all to throw light on the structure of the relation between sounds and meaning.More Roman Jakobson quotes [08/07/2011 03:08:02]
At first acoustics attributed to the different sounds only a limited number of characteristic features.More Roman Jakobson quotes [08/07/2011 03:08:43]
For example, the opposition between acute and grave phonemes has the capacity to suggest an image of bright and dark, of pointed and rounded, of thin and thick, of light and heavy, etc.More Roman Jakobson quotes [08/07/2011 03:08:09]
Acoustic phonetics, which is developing and increasing in richness very rapidly, already enables us to solve many of the mysteries of sound, mysteries which motor phonetics could not even begin to solve.More Roman Jakobson quotes [08/07/2011 03:08:34]

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