Discourse Structure and Anaphora: Written and Conversational English

Discourse Structure and Anaphora: Written and Conversational English

by Barbara A. Fox
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521439906

ISBN-13: 9780521439909

Pub. Date: 02/28/1993

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This thoughtful study, presenting a novel analytical framework, examines the use of anaphora in both written and conversational discourse. In particular, it examines the distribution of pronouns and full noun phrases in three different genres of English, and demonstrates the relationships between the hierarchical structure of discourses and the use of anaphoric

Overview

This thoughtful study, presenting a novel analytical framework, examines the use of anaphora in both written and conversational discourse. In particular, it examines the distribution of pronouns and full noun phrases in three different genres of English, and demonstrates the relationships between the hierarchical structure of discourses and the use of anaphoric phrases within those discourses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521439909
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1993
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Linguistics Series, #48
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Conversation analysis; 3. Anaphora in conversational English; 4. Rhetorical structure analysis; 5. Anaphora in expository written English texts; 6. Anaphora in expository written and conversational English; 7. Conclusions.

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