A pragmatic analysis of public signs in China

Jing Deng


This paper investigates the linguistic and pragmatic features of public signs in three distinct historical stages of the Chinese society. It then focuses on the new features of public signs, in order to shed light on the characteristics of public language and social life in modern China.


social pragmatic analysis, public signs, linguistic and pragmatic features

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