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Journal
2018 | 59 | 1 | 258-272
Article title

Využitie antroponým v etnických vtipoch

Content
Title variants
EN
The use of anthroponyms in ethnic jokes
Languages of publication
SK
Abstracts
EN
The aim of the paper is to describe the functions of anthroponyms with an ethnic attribute in ethnic jokes. Based on the excerption of such anthroponyms from 404 Slovak and 507 American ethnic jokes and a subsequent analysis, we assign three specific functions to these proper names - formal, ethno-referential, and compositional function. The presence of an ethnic specific anthroponym turns a joke into an ethnic joke in the broadest sense and regardless of its topic. Moreover, these anthroponyms refer the recipient to a specific ethnic group with its typical as well as stereotypical features and characteristics. Finally, these expressions may take an active part in the creation of the punchline via a play on words.
Journal
Year
Volume
59
Issue
1
Pages
258-272
Physical description
Document type
ARTICLE
Contributors
  • Acta onomastica, redakce, Ústav pro jazyk český AV ČR, v.v.i., Letenská 4, 118 51 Praha 1, Czech Republic
References
Document Type
Publication order reference
Identifiers
YADDA identifier
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