Anaphoric Relations in English and French: A Discourse by Francis Cornish

By Francis Cornish

First released in 1986, this ebook makes a speciality of Anaphoric relatives within the English and French languages, a phenomenon that consists of a posh interplay among grammar and discourse. reports of anaphora taking a principally ‘textual’ method of the topic have tended to underestimate the impression upon its formation of referential and discourse elements, whereas reviews framed inside a psycholinguistic and computational standpoint were susceptible to minimise the significance of the only linguistic beneficial properties hooked up with anaphora. This quantity locations the examine of anaphora upon a more impregnable starting place by way of studying either its nature and services in discourse, via pinpointing the diversity of things suitable to its operation within the languages less than examine, and by means of trying to relate the textual and interactional views inside of a extra accomplished framework.

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