Encoder In Romeo And Juliet

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1. Aspects of Deixis As it is commonly known, a mean of communication is a language. In order the communication to be fulfilled, at least two entities are necessary. One of them has to decode the message and the other one has to decode it. Nevertheless, the function of the decoder and encoder are reasonably different. The encoder has the possibility to drive the decoder. The reason for this is simple – the encoder encodes the message from his or her point of view. The statement of the encoder consists of his or her syntactic form and content as well as specific information which relies on the point of view of the encoder. Consequently, the perspective of the encoder represents the center of the information for his or her message. On the other hand, the…show more content…
• Romeo and Juliet, Act I, Scene 1 Sampson. A dog of the house of Montague moves me. Gregory. To move is to stir; and to be valiant is to stand: therefore, if thou art moved, thou runn’st away. Sampson. A dog of that house shall move me to stand: I will take the wall of any man or maid of Montague’s. Place idexicals can expose the distance between the speaker and the location, which in the example above, is done by this house and that house. Nevertheless, there is something more that can be expresses with the help of these adverbials despite spatial distance, as it is done in the extract from Merchant of Venice. What can be also presented with the help of earlier mentioned adverbials, as in the Romeo and Juliet, is emotional as well as social distance. 2.4.Temporal deixis In the theoretical part of my paper I have mentioned that there are two deictic expressions which can be highly ambiguous (see 1.4), namely now and then. In order to present this ambiguity, I would like to briefly discuss the following utterance. Duke. I think he be transform’d into a beast; For I can nowhere find him like a
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