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Information Structure The Syntax-Discourse Interface (Oxford Surveys in Syntax & Morphology) by Nomi Erteschik-Shir

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

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Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL7404284M
ISBN 100199262586
ISBN 109780199262588

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This book provides linguists with a clear, critical, and comprehensive overview of theoretical and experimental work on information structure. Leading researchers survey the main theories of information structure in syntax, phonology, and semantics as well as perspectives from psycholinguistics and other relevant fields. Following the editors' introduction the book is divided into four parts. This relationship between speaker assumptions and formal sentence structure is governed by rules and conventions of grammar, in a component called "information structure". Four independent but interrelated categories are analyzed: presupposition and assertion, identifiability and activation, topic, and focus. This two-volume book is one of the earliest and most influential works to study the Chinese language using functional grammar. With local Beijing vernacular (Pekingese) as a basis, the information structure and focus structure of the Chinese language are systematically examined. This relationship between speaker assumptions and formal sentence structure is governed by rules and conventions of grammar, in a component called 'information structure'. Four independent but interrelated categories are analysed: presupposition and assertion, identifiability and activation, topic, and by:

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