Information structure and sentence form : topic, focus, and the mental representations of discourse referents /

Why do speakers of all languages use different grammatical structures under different communicative circumstances to express the same idea? Professor Lambrecht explores the relationship between the structure of the sentence and the linguistic and extra-linguistic context in which it is used. His ana...

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Main Author: Lambrecht, Knud (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Series:Cambridge studies in linguistics ; 71.
Online Access:CONNECT