Contrasts and Positions in Information Structure by Ivona Kučerová,Ad Neeleman PDF

By Ivona Kučerová,Ad Neeleman

ISBN-10: 1107001986

ISBN-13: 9781107001985

ISBN-10: 1107595762

ISBN-13: 9781107595767

info constitution, or the best way the data in a sentence is 'divided' into different types resembling subject, concentration, remark, historical past, and outdated as opposed to new details, is likely one of the most generally debated issues in linguistics. This quantity comprises fascinating new paintings at the dating among syntax and knowledge constitution. The participants are united in rejecting bills that think targeted syntactic positions linked to particular information-structural interpretations, and target as an alternative to derive information-structural stipulations on note order and different phenomena from the way in which syntax and syntax-external structures engage. past this shared goal, the authors of a few of the chapters recommend a few techniques, in accordance with forms of info (syntactic, semantic, phonological/phonetic) from quite a number languages. The publication is aimed toward experts in syntax and/or details constitution, in addition to scholars and linguists in similar fields prepared to familiarise themselves with present matters during this interesting zone of research.

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