International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Linguistics | India | Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019 | Rating: 6.5 / 10


Analogy, A New Concept in English Linguistics: An Investigative Study

M. Sridhar Kumar


Abstract: Researches and investigations in the field of language have been evolving novel and innovative methods and approaches towards effective teaching and learning. The advent of a new discipline called ‘Linguistics’ has enabled to fathom the innermost depths of all the aspects of human communication. No linguistic nuance is left sans study. One such device used while teaching, learning or researching is through analogical associations, may they be the domains of comparison or contrast. The role of analogy is significant as its principle enables both the teacher and the taught feasible as far as comprehension is concerned. It is a psychological process which involves connectivity between different things in which there may be similar or dissimilar elements or factors.


Keywords: fathom, nuance, analogical, feasible, connectivity, dissimilar


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019,


Pages: 824 - 826


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