Readability: Text and Context

Readability: Text and Context

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What makes a text readable? Although there are many studies concerned with readability from various perspectives, there have been no recent attempts to consider the field more generally, as an area of scholarly research as well as one that has practical significance. This book brings together the relevant literature and theories, and situates them within a unified account. Beginning with an historical treatment of the concept of readability and readability formulas, it goes on to discuss recent research on the subject from the perspectives of many fields, including psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, and text linguistics. The book will be invaluable to both scholars and practitioners who seek a single resource offering a comprehensive, principled discussion of the issues.... All the Men Perished but Himself with an Account How He Was at Last Strangely Delivera#39;d by Pyrates (Oxford: Oxford University Press). ... Dictionary of American Regional English (1985) (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press). ... Retrieved from Tale2Cities[1].pdf date accessed 25 April 2015. ... Integration Costs during Parsing: The Processing of German WHquestionsa#39;, Journal of Memory and Language, 47(2), 250a€“272.

Title:Readability: Text and Context
Author:Alan Bailin, Ann Grafstein
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2015-10-27


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