By Karen Van Hoek, Andrej A. Kibrik, Leo Noordman
This quantity offers chosen papers from the fifth foreign Cognitive Linguistics convention in the sector of discourse research. the subjects addressed comprise pronominal anaphora in English and Russian narratives, the subtleties of the certain article in English and Spanish, using discourse debris in Dutch, and the functionality of prosody as a marker of textual content constitution in spoken narratives. The papers illustrate the opportunity of the rising cognitive linguistic paradigm to supply clean, revealing insights within the research of discourse.
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42 ANDREJ A. KIBRIK The next couple of factors are related not to the previous discourse but to the relatively stable properties of the referent in question. Animacy specifies the permanent characterization of the referent on the scale of the “great chain of being”. Protagonisthood specifies whether the referent is the main character of the discourse (on some procedures of protagonist identification see Givón 1990: 907–908). Protagonisthood and animacy can be called rate-of-deactivation correction factors.
104–111. Kibrik, Andrej A. 1987. “Fokusirovanie vnimanija i mestoimenno-anaforicheskaja nominacija” (Focusing of attention and pronominal anaphora). Voprosy jazykoznanija 1987. 3. 79–90. –––––– 1991. “Maintenance of reference in sentence and discourse”. Language Typology ed. by Winfred P. Hewitt, 57-84. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 52 ANDREJ A. KIBRIK Kibrik, Andrej A. 1996. “Anaphora in Russian narrative prose: A cognitive account”. Studies in Anaphora ed. by Barbara Fox, 255–304.
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