Olivier Simonin

List of John Benjamins publications for which Olivier Simonin plays a role.


Simonin, Olivier 2018 Chapter 4. Verbal irony, politeness… and three ironic typesThe Pragmatics of Irony and Banter, Jobert, Manuel and Sandrine Sorlin (eds.), pp. 1–22 | Chapter
This paper critically examines Leech’s (2014) view that verbal or conversational irony is subsumed by politeness considerations, and proposes a new, threefold account of verbal irony. Although Leech’s pragmatic model of irony is inadequate as a whole, it highlights crucial aspects of irony relating… read more