LINGUISTIC FEATURES OF PUN, ITS TYPOLOGY AND CLASSIFICATION

Meri Giorgadze

Abstract


This paper focuses on the analysis of pun as one of the categories of wordplay and its manifestation in one-liner jokes in the English languages. The data of this research are all of one-liner jokes containing puns which were collected from different books and online sources. On the basis of various classifications created by different scholars and according to the research material, a new classification of pun as one of the types of wordplay is introduced and defined.

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European Scientific Journal (ESJ)

 

ISSN: 1857 - 7881 (Print)
ISSN: 1857 - 7431 (Online)

 

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