Round the Red Lamp by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Brief excerpt: I kicked him two times at the white waistcoat and knocked off his gold spectacles whereas he using a feminine associate stifled my indignant cries in a flannel petticoat and thrust me right into a hot tub?

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Rather, I will use a few historical notes as a way of introducing some recurrent themes of present-day dialogism. Monologism and dialogism have competed as frameworks for understanding the human mind, and language, cognition and communication, throughout the history of Western scholarship. It is entirely beyond the scope of this work, and beyond the competence of its author, to trace these trends back through history. However, a brief note on an early development in classical Greek philosophy may give a small glimpse of what is sometimes described as the first steps into the hegemony of monologism.

17. In cognitive psychology (and, to some extent, also cognitive science), there has been a general 'language bias' also in the sense that cognition is supposed to consist in computations in a language­ like system of representation, a "language of thought" (Fodor's (1976) "mentalese") (ch. 2). 18. g. Bavelas & Chovil 1994, and Scollon & Scollon 1995). Unfortunately, both dimensions are still strongly under-investigated by discourse analysts (something which applies to this work as well). See, however, Couper-Kuhlen & Setting (1996).

10. g. from the TV reporters appearing in their programs on the screen to their spectators, would not be seen as cases of full-fledged communication. g. ch. 3). ) 26 APPROACHING DIALOGUE Indeed, within linguistic (formal) semantics, the semantic representations themselves are treated as some kind of abstract expressions. Alternatively, one may look upon these meanings (semantic representations) as 'semantic inter­ pretations' of linguistic expressions, a term which even more clearly indicates the priority of expression.

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