Influence of Lexical Markers on the Production of Contextual Factors Inducing Irony
Previous research has suggested that contextual factors are required to lead to an ironic interpretation of an utterance. The aim of the present study was to assess—in French—whether the presence of lexical markers influences the production of these contextual factors: allusion to a failed expectancy, negative attitude and presence of a victim.
- Attardo, S.: Irony markers and functions: towards a goal-oriented theory of irony and its processing. Rask 12, 3–20 (2000)Google Scholar
- Attardo, S., Eisterhold, J., Hay, J., Poggi, I.: Multimodal markers of irony and sarcasm. Humor – Int. J. Humor Res. 16(2), 243–260 (2003)Google Scholar
- Sperber, D., Wilson, D.: Relevance: Communication and Cognition (1986)Google Scholar