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The Language of Riddles

New Perspectives

W.J. Pepicello and Thomas A. Green

Front Matter
Table of Contents
Introduction
1. Language and Art in Riddles
2. Ambiguity and Wit
3. Grammatical Strategies
4. Written and Visual Strategies
5. Perspectives on Form
6. Metaphorical Ambiguity
7. Communicative Structure in Riddles
Conclusion
Postscript: A Cross–Cultural Application
Appendix: The Riddles
Index
Back Matter

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