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Discourse and the continuity of reference

representing mental categorization

by Cornelia Zelinsky-Wibbelt

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Published by Mouton de Gruyter in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference (Linguistics),
  • Categorization (Psychology),
  • Psycholinguistics.,
  • Discourse analysis.,
  • Language and languages -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Cornelia Zelinsky-Wibbelt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP325.5.R44 Z45 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 354 p. :
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6787786M
    ISBN 103110167654
    LC Control Number00045214

    discourse. Then one aspect of discourse studies becomes especially important— discourse coherence, the way by which passages can be formed as a discourse. In this part some arguable terms should be made clear first. In books on discourse analysis, people . Introduction Until recently most linguistic study has been based upon the premise that the sentence is the basic unit of expression. However, there is a growing interest and acceptance of "the analysis of discourse or 'text' as basic to understanding the use of language" as opposed to the "more traditional sentence-based grammars."1 The study of text grammar or discourse has been defended on.

    Children's Discourse will be welcomed by those working in psychology and language-related disciplines interested in first language acquisition. Reviews Review of the hardback:' this book remains one of the most impressive in the field of language by: Illinois University. Her research interests include the discourse functions of syntactic constructions, inferential relations in discourse, and reference. She is the author of The Discourse Function of Inversion in English (Garland, ) and co-author, with Gregory Ward, of Information Status and Noncanonical Word Order in English (Benjamins.

      The purpose of this book is to explore the overlapping area of study that discourse linguists and cognitive linguists are interested in. In doing so, the volume contributes to bridging the gap between these two large groups of linguists who share an interest in discourse processing but approach the area from very different perspectives and frames of reference.1/5(3). Discourse definition is - verbal interchange of ideas; especially: conversation. How to use discourse in a sentence.


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Free shipping for many products. In the case of reference the information to be retrieved in the referential meaning’ the identity of the particular thing or class of things that is being referred to; and the cohesion lies in the continuity of reference, whereby the same thing enters into the discourse for the second time.

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Discourse and the Continuity of Reference: Representing Mental CategorizationCited by: 3. Discourse - Wikipedia. Topic Continuity in Discourse: A quantitative cross-language study - Ebook written by T.

Givón. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Topic Continuity in Discourse: A /5(2). Transitivity and Discourse Continuity Discourse and the continuity of reference book Chamorro Narratives (Empirical Approaches to Language Typology [EALT] Book 4) - Kindle edition by Cooreman, Ann M.

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Topic Continuity in Discourse—subtitled A Quantitative Cross Language Study—is a book edited by Talmy Givón, with contributions by himself and other experts in various is part of the series Typological Studies in Language (a supplement series to the academic journal Studies in Language) and was published by John Benjamins in The book presents a cross-linguistic Subject: pragmatics.

modeling to test whether reference continuity is informative about speakers’ referential intentions. We conclude by devel-oping a simple discourse-continuity prior within a Bayesian model of word learning. Our results suggest that discourse continuity may be a valuable information source in early word learning.

The functional notion of “topic” or “topicality” has suffered, traditionally, from two distinct drawbacks. First, it has remained largely ill defined or intuitively defined. And second, quite often its definition boiled down to structure-dependent circularity.

This volume represents a major departure from past practices, without rejecting both their intuitive appeal and the many good. ‘Discourse analysis considers how language, both spoken and written, enacts social and cultural perspectives and identities.

Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, An Introduction to Discourse Analysis examines the field and presents James Paul Gee’s unique integrated approach which incorporates both a theory of language-in-use and a method of research.’. This is the first full study of how people refer to entities in natural discourse.

It contributes to the understanding of both linguistic diversity and the cognitive underpinnings of language and it provides a framework for further research in both fields.

Andrej Kibrik focuses on the way specific entities are mentioned in natural discourse, during which about every third word usually depends. Zelinsky-Wibbelt, Cornelia Discourse and the Continuity of Reference Representing Mental CategorizationCited by: 3. Continuity of these factors leads to judgments of continuity in the discourse, discontinuity in one or more of these factors leads to judgments of discontinuity.

So continuity has to do primarily with segmentation and chunking, determinations about what things go together and which ones don’t. But wait, there’s more. VOLITION Prototypes and schemata Centre vs. periphery of a conceptual region Linguistic vs. encyclopedic meaning Top-down inheritance Categorization and the continuity of reference Categorization and referential integration The hierarchical representation of categorization Schematizing along the.

Topic Continuity in Discourse (), came out just as the non-configurationality/ pro-drop fad had swept the linguistic landscape. The thematic thread of this book runs as follo ws. A Discourse Perspective. Author: Thomas Christiansen; Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated ISBN: Category: Language Arts & Disciplines Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This book represents a fresh look at cohesion, the point of departure being Halliday and Hasan's seminal Cohesion in English, which is examined in depth as are other notable approaches to cohesion.

Zelinsky-Wibbelt, Cornelia Discourse and the Continuity of Reference Representing Mental Categorization. Topic Continuity in Discourse: A Quantitative Cross-language Study Talmy Givón (Ed.) The functional notion of “topic” or “topicality” has suffered, traditionally, from two distinct drawbacks.

First, it has remained largely ill defined or intuitively defined. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will. Then, the notion of action/event continuity in discourse is introduced, and a hypothesis that the clause-chaining devices in Japanese are coding action/event continuity or discontinuity is advanced.

The hypothesis will be tested by examining continuity of referent, aspect, time, and location. Discourse Reference Is Bimodal: How Information Status in Speech Interacts with Presence and Viewpoint of Gestures.

Discourse Processes pp. 41 ff. Debreslioska, Sandra, Joost van de Weijer & Marianne GullbergPages: The functional notion of topic or topicality has suffered, traditionally, from two distinct drawbacks.

First, it has remained largely ill defined or intuitively defined. And second, quite often its definition boiled down to structure-dependent circularity. This volume represents a major departure from past practices, without rejecting both their intuitive appeal and the many good results.