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Coherence Theory : The Case of Russian :  The Case of Russian - Jens Norgard-Sorenson

Coherence Theory : The Case of Russian

The Case of Russian

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Published: 1992
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Preface
Introductionp. 1
Backgroundp. 5
Reference worldsp. 6
Types of implicationp. 8
Presuppositionp. 9
Theoryp. 9
Criticismp. 11
Beyond presupposition formalismp. 13
Entailmentp. 17
Complements of implicative verbsp. 18
Implicaturep. 19
Conversational implicaturep. 20
Conventional implicaturep. 21
Assertion vs. implicaturep. 22
Non-cancellability of conventional implicatures?p. 24
Logical and pragmatic implicationsp. 27
Implication and coherencep. 28
Cancellability and normal readingsp. 29
Knowledge and coherencep. 31
Macrosyntax and cohesionp. 31
Knowledge and text linguisticsp. 32
Global patternsp. 33
Elements of knowledge setsp. 33
Activation of knowledgep. 34
Knowledge and expectationsp. 35
Inferencing as a source of knowledgep. 35
Knowledge and coherence. Coherence marking adverbialsp. 37
Requirements for a theory of knowledgep. 37
Knowledge and coherence marking adverbialsp. 39
The notational apparatusp. 40
Adverbial categories. Subsets of knowledge and expectationsp. 41
If-then adverbialsp. 41
More on the model of knowledgep. 70
Expectation adverbialsp. 71
Performative adverbialsp. 81
Noun phrasesp. 87
Reference, definiteness, deixis, and anaphorap. 87
Definitenessp. 87
Reference and definitenessp. 88
Deixisp. 89
Anaphorap. 89
Article usep. 90
Definiteness in non-article languagesp. 90
Function and distribution of deictic and anaphoric termsp. 91
Definite descriptionsp. 95
Anaphoric pronounsp. 100
Demonstrative pronounsp. 117
The attributive etotp. 117
The nominal etotp. 123
The demonstrative takojp. 129
Repeating or paraphrasing an NPp. 135
Prosodic prominence, ellipsis, and word orderp. 145
Functional sentence perspectivep. 145
Historyp. 145
The intuitive foundation of FSP theoryp. 146
Soviet theoriesp. 147
Criticism of FSP researchp. 149
The Prague school of todayp. 151
Prosodic prominencep. 153
Ellipsisp. 155
Ellipsis in Russianp. 155
A contrastive view on Englishp. 161
Word order patternsp. 163
Prominence adverbialsp. 169
Concluding remarksp. 187
Notesp. 191
Referencesp. 193
Sources of samplesp. 211
Index of namesp. 213
Index of subjectsp. 217
List of semantic representationsp. 221
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ISBN: 9783110129113
ISBN-10: 3110129116
Series: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TILSM]
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 231
Published: 1992
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter & Co
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.55