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A Formal Approach to Discourse Anaphora: Volume 8 (RLE: by Bonnie Lynn Webber

By Bonnie Lynn Webber

First released in 1979, this publication begins from the point of view that facing anaphoric language may be decomposed into complementary initiatives: 1. determining what a textual content probably makes to be had for anaphoric reference and a pair of. constraining the candidate set of a given anaphoric expression right down to one attainable selection. the writer argues there's an intimate connection among formal sentential research and the synthesis of a suitable conceptual version of the discourse. a few of the matters with the construction of this conceptual version are mentioned within the moment bankruptcy, which follows a historical past to the thesis that catalogues the categories of anaphoric expression on hand in English and lists the categories of items that may be said anaphorically. The 3rd and fourth chapters learn varieties of anaphoric expression that don't seek advice from non-linguistic entities. the ultimate bankruptcy information 3 components into which this study may perhaps in all likelihood be prolonged. This publication might be of curiosity to scholars of linguistics.

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