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 projects: 1. opting for what a textual content in all probability makes to be had for anaphoric reference and a pair of. constraining the candidate set of a given anaphoric expression all the way down to one attainable selection. the writer argues there's an intimate connection among formal sentential research and the synthesis of an acceptable 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 heritage to the thesis that catalogues the categories of anaphoric expression on hand in English and lists the kinds of items that may be mentioned anaphorically. The 3rd and fourth chapters research forms of anaphoric expression that don't confer with non-linguistic entities. the ultimate bankruptcy information 3 parts into which this learn may possibly possibly be prolonged. This e-book can be of curiosity to scholars of linguistics.
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A Formal Approach to Discourse Anaphora: Volume 8 (RLE: Discourse Analysis) by Bonnie Lynn Webber