6. Acting out

  1. Julie Sedivy1 and
  2. Greg Carlson2

Published Online: 14 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470978146.ch6

Sold on Language: How Advertisers Talk to You and What This Says about You

Sold on Language: How Advertisers Talk to You and What This Says about You

How to Cite

Sedivy, J. and Carlson, G. (2011) Acting out, in Sold on Language: How Advertisers Talk to You and What This Says about You, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470978146.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Calgary, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Rochester, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683095

Online ISBN: 9780470978146

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Keywords:

  • Acting Out;
  • Form Versus Function;
  • Action/Reaction;
  • Exploding Roles;
  • The Buck Stops Here;
  • “Hello, I'm a Mac …”;
  • The Leaky Insulation of Fiction;
  • Truth and The Fiction-Reality Barrier;
  • Memory's Creative Destruction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • News Item: “Present Participle Banned in Brazil Federal District”

  • Form Versus Function

  • Action/Reaction

  • Exploding Roles

  • The Buck Stops Here

  • “Hello, I'm a Mac …”

  • The Leaky Insulation of Fiction

  • Truth and The Fiction-Reality Barrier

  • Memory's Creative Destruction