Connectives as Discourse Landmarks

Because it combines functional, generative and enunciative approaches into a coherent whole with a common explanatory aim, this book will be of interest to linguists, corpus-linguists and all those who investigate the semantics-pragmatics ...

Connectives as Discourse Landmarks

Author: Agnès Celle

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9789027254047

Page: 212

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This set of eleven articles, by linguists from four different European countries and a variety of theoretical backgrounds, takes a new look at the discourse functions of a number of English connectives, from simple coordinators (and, but) to phrases of varying complexity (after all, the fact is that). Using authentic spoken and written data from varied sources, the authors explore the ways in which current uses of connectives result from the interaction of syntax, semantics and prosody, both over time and through diversity of discourse situations. Most adopt an integrative approach in which speaker-listener or writer-reader relationships are viewed as part and parcel of the linguistic properties of each marker. Because it combines functional, generative and enunciative approaches into a coherent whole with a common explanatory aim, this book will be of interest to linguists, corpus-linguists and all those who investigate the semantics-pragmatics interface.

Pragmatics

References Aijmer , Karin ( 2007 ) The interface between discourse and grammar
: The fact is that . In Agnes Celle , and Ruth Huart ( eds . ) , Connectives as
discourse landmarks . Amsterdam / Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing ...

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Approaches to Discourse Particles

Approaches to Discourse Particles

Author: Kerstin Fischer

Publisher: Brill Academic Pub

ISBN: 0080447376

Page: 498

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Discourse particles fulfil many different functions; they contribute to text structuring, dialogue management, turn-taking, and politeness. This reference presents a spectrum of approaches to discourse particles/markers in their richness and variability, whilst ensuring that the differences and similarities between the approaches are comparable.

Language

2007 . Managing chaos : Strategies for identifying change in English . Berlin :
Mouton de Gruyter . Pp . 301 . Celle , Agnès , and Ruth Huart ( eds . ) 2007 .
Connectives as discourse landmarks . Amsterdam : John Benjamins . Pp . viii ,
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Language

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Proceedings of the annual meeting of the Society in v. 1-11, 1925-34. After 1934 they appear in Its Bulletin.

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts

This article con - cludes that a semantic analysis is crucial to explaining
correlations between verb forms & discourse functions . ... Here , the focus lies on
the semantics of co - occurring landmark & trajector noun phrases . ... Discourse
connectives such as but , while obviously meaningful , are widely seen as not
affecting the truth conditions of the utterances they strongly support the thesis that
free choice ...

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Southwest Journal of Linguistics

... NOM ORIENT ABBREVIATIONS accusative marker connective particle except
for -e and -ko consolidating connective particle declarative destination locative
marker genitive marker isolating connective particle landmark locative marker
except for -ulo and -kkaci negative nominative ... Discourse and Cognition 2.129-
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Studies on Korea a Scholar s Guide

The chapter on discourse levels and honorification contains illuminating analysis
of complex problems peculiar to Korean . Chang also treats ... It will undoubtedly
become a landmark in the syntactic description of Korean . ... valuable in
providing perceptive semantic analysis of ko and other sentence connectives . 05
- 163 ...

Studies on Korea  a Scholar s Guide

Author: University Of Hawaii (Honolulu). Center for Korean studies

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

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Page: 438

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Newsletter

Jill Brody , “ Particles Borrowed from Spanish as Discourse Markers in Mayan
Languages " ( 507 - 521 ) ( Mayan languages have borrowed a large number of
Spanish conjunctions , connectives , interjections , hesitation forms , etc .

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The Parking Garage

... for 21st - century architectural discourse . lying architectural issues of
connection , scale , and pace for man and machine . ... However , it is only if both
the inside and the outside of the parking facility are designed to reflect its
connective , unifying role that the building type can fully address human needs .
... Designing the parking facility as a landmark — a building that the public can
admire - is a way ...

The Parking Garage

Author: Shannon Sanders McDonald

Publisher: Urban Land Inst

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Page: 312

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Examining the parking garage from an architect's perspective, this book chronicles the evolution and future of parking garage innovations--from early elevator and ramp designs through the modern, sustainable structures of today. Beautifully illustrated with historical and contemporary photographs, it belongs in every architect's library.

Art Nexus

... is a politically - determinate one , that of the ubiqui US subaltern discourse ,
About Place makes its points ty of violence in the Colombian landscape , with its
atten with quiet insistence . The exhibition is a landmark of dant emotional impact
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Non native Speaker incompetence as a Construction of the Native Listener

... an understanding that she is to go there , especially since the factory is not any
farther away than landmarks usually are from each other . ... In particular , she
frequently uses discourse markers indicating opposition , even when her
statement or question is not necessarily in ... made the same request for more
specific information using and , a connective that implies continuation rather than
contrast .

Non native Speaker  incompetence  as a Construction of the Native Listener

Author: Stephanie Lindemann

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Language and Memory

Besides , the most frequently used causal connective of AG was yap / yar (
Rijksbaron 1976 : 185 ) . ... namely its initial placement , its discourse - grounding
function , its factuality , its signifying a causal relation between the two clauses ,
its potential for ... yiati / dioti ( c2 ) , marks a stative relation that designates the
spatio - temporal and causal posteriority of its trajector ( a process ) following its
landmark .

Language and Memory

Author: Hanna Pishwa

Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton

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Page: 447

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This volume presents an entirely new, expanded cognitive view of language by examining linguistic structure and its use in communication from the point of view of memory, thus providing a novel way of analysing language. The fourteen chapters, authored by linguists and psychologists, show the need for such an approach and illustrate that the properties of numerous linguistic structures reflect those of memory in various ways. Many different methodologies are presented because of the interdisciplinary nature of the volume, without reducing the comprehensibility and comparability of the contributions. Core linguistic areas are discussed in the contributions embracing syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and discourse analysis; psychological aspects are restricted to memory systems and their properties. The introduction provides a concise overview of memory, and then three sections examine linguistic phenomena from various angles relating them to memory. In the first section, the contributions emphasize the issue of syntagmatic vs. paradigmatic organization in various linguistic phenomena with a focus on syntax and their locus in memory. The contributions in the second part investigate structures with non-fixed functions showing that they tend to be connected to a certain submemory sharing their features such as subjectivity and evaluation. The concern of the last section is discourse comprising coherence, evidentiality, politeness, and persuasion. The book should be stimulating for researchers and students of linguistic core areas as well as those occupied with developmental aspects and theoretical aspects of language. It also provides new insights into methods of analysis both in linguistics and in cognitive psychology. The individual chapters are comprehensible to linguists who have no background in psychology and to psychologists who have to background in linguistics.

Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy

Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy

Author: Karen Jacobs

Publisher: Slack Incorporated

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Page: 589

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Are you an occupational therapy professional who requires information at your fingertips or a student searching for quick answers to your questions? If so, then Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy, Fourth Edition is the perfect reference to have by your side. This definitive companion provides quick access to words, their definitions, and important resources used in everyday practice and the classroom. Used by thousands of your peers and colleagues, the Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy, Fourth Edition is one of a kind and needed by all in the profession. Incorporated within this user-friendly fourth edition are innovative and unique features that help you keep pace with the latest in occupational therapy. Over 3,600 terms are defined (over 400 more than last edition) and 60 appendices are presented (including 9 new items). Essential AOTA references are featured, including the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics- 2000, making Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy, Fourth Edition ideal for students and professionals to enhance their knowledge base. With the latest information and resources to help you stay on top of the OT and OTA profession, this pocket size companion is perfect for everyone!

International Perspectives on James Joyce

... discourse which adds irrelevancy to irrelevancy , feeding on blanks and
discrepancies , represents the connective link ... the idea of dimension and the
problems connected with it , emerge as landmarks of a narrative and critical
attitude .

International Perspectives on James Joyce

Author: Gottlieb Gaiser

Publisher: Whitston Publishing Company Incorporated

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"A 1981 Joyce seminar at Dubrovnik's Inter-University Centre of Postgraduate Studies served as the source of the 15 essays in this volume. . . . Despite the diversity of stature among the authors, the essays are uniformly erudite, perceptive, and useful."Choice