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Functional Sentence Perspective in Written and Spoken Communication
     

Functional Sentence Perspective in Written and Spoken Communication

by John Algeo (Editor), Bas Aarts (Editor), Jan Firbas
 
The Prague School theory of functional sentence perspective (FSP) is concerned with the distribution of information as determined by all meaningful elements in a written or spoken sentence, such as intonation, word order and context. Jan Firbas discusses the key phenomenon of communicative dynamism, which the sentence elements carry in different degrees, and the

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The Prague School theory of functional sentence perspective (FSP) is concerned with the distribution of information as determined by all meaningful elements in a written or spoken sentence, such as intonation, word order and context. Jan Firbas discusses the key phenomenon of communicative dynamism, which the sentence elements carry in different degrees, and the distribution of which determines the orientation or perspective of the sentence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521031820
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Series:
Studies in English Language Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

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