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Word order in discourse [electronic resource] / edited by Pamela Downing, Michael Noonan.

Contributor(s): Downing, Pamela | Noonan, Michael (Michael P.).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Typological studies in language: v. 30.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, c1995Description: 1 online resource (viii, 595 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789027284945 (electronic bk.); 9027284946 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Grammar, Comparative and general -- Word order | Typology (Linguistics) | Discourse analysis | Tipolog�ia (Ling�u�istica) | An�alisis del discurso | Ordre des mots | Typologie (Linguistique) | Analyse du discours | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Syntax | Woordvolgorde | Discourse analysis | Analyse du discours | Mot | Typologie (linguistique) | Ordre des mots | Wortstellung | DiskursanalyseGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Word order in discourse.DDC classification: 415 Other classification: 17.52 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Word order in discourse : by way of introduction / Pamela Downing -- What are discourse principles made of? / Ron Cowan -- Agent position in the Sejarah Melayu / Susanna Cumming -- Preverbal nominals in Colville-Okanagan / Michael Darnell -- Frequency and pragmatically unmarked word order / Matthew S. Dryer -- Subject-verb word and the function of early position / Bruce B. Harold -- Focus position in SOV languages / Susan C. Herring and John C. Paolillo -- Word order at the noun phrase level in Japanese : quantifier constructions and discourse functions / Alan Hyun-Oak Kim -- WH-clefts and left-dislocation in English conversation : cases of topicalization / Kyu-hyun Kim -- Pragmatic relations and word order in Chinese /Randy J. LaPolla -- Left shifts in strongly VSO languages / Robert E. Longacre -- The pragmatics of verb initial sentences in some ancient Indo-European languages / Silvia Luraghi -- Morphological and prosodic forces shaping word order / Marianne Mithun -- The word order of two-constituent constructions in spoken Spanish / Francisco Ocampo -- Verb initial languages and information order / Doris L. Payne -- On the discourse function of possessor movement in Emai prose narratives / Ronald P. Schaefer -- Focal attention, voice, and word order : an experimental, cross-linguistic study / Russell S. Tomlin -- Noun incorporation and object placement in discourse : the case of Guaran�i / Maura Vel�azquez-Castillo.
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Word order in discourse : by way of introduction / Pamela Downing -- What are discourse principles made of? / Ron Cowan -- Agent position in the Sejarah Melayu / Susanna Cumming -- Preverbal nominals in Colville-Okanagan / Michael Darnell -- Frequency and pragmatically unmarked word order / Matthew S. Dryer -- Subject-verb word and the function of early position / Bruce B. Harold -- Focus position in SOV languages / Susan C. Herring and John C. Paolillo -- Word order at the noun phrase level in Japanese : quantifier constructions and discourse functions / Alan Hyun-Oak Kim -- WH-clefts and left-dislocation in English conversation : cases of topicalization / Kyu-hyun Kim -- Pragmatic relations and word order in Chinese /Randy J. LaPolla -- Left shifts in strongly VSO languages / Robert E. Longacre -- The pragmatics of verb initial sentences in some ancient Indo-European languages / Silvia Luraghi -- Morphological and prosodic forces shaping word order / Marianne Mithun -- The word order of two-constituent constructions in spoken Spanish / Francisco Ocampo -- Verb initial languages and information order / Doris L. Payne -- On the discourse function of possessor movement in Emai prose narratives / Ronald P. Schaefer -- Focal attention, voice, and word order : an experimental, cross-linguistic study / Russell S. Tomlin -- Noun incorporation and object placement in discourse : the case of Guaran�i / Maura Vel�azquez-Castillo.

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