Book Review - Semantics F. R. Palmer

Wafa Ismail Saud


This book Semantics is considered as the best to give a thorough understanding of semantics. It is considered as a major contribution to the field. It consists of eight chapters. Each deals with the kinds of meaning and basic concepts of semantics. The book is comprehensive and provides the students with accessible and solid content. It is very well presented with clear examples. Furthermore, its development is very gentle .The overall structure of the book is good. It is well written and well presented. The coverage of the book has the appearance of completeness.  

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Hurford, J.R.,& Heasley,B. (1983). Semantics a course book. Cambridge:Cambridge University Press.

Kempson, R.M. (1977). Semantics theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


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