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Description - Cohesion in English by M. A. K. Halliday

Cohesion in English is concerned with a relatively neglected part of the linguistic system: its resources for text construction, the range of meanings that are speciffically associated with relating what is being spoken or written to its semantic environment. A principal component of these resources is 'cohesion'. This book studies the cohesion that arises from semantic relations between sentences. Reference from one to the other, repetition of word meanings, the conjunctive force of but, so, then and the like are considered. Further, it describes a method for analysing and coding sentences, which is applied to specimen texts.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780582550414
ISBN-10: 0582550416
Format: Paperback
(20mm x 138mm x 216mm)
Pages: 392
Imprint: Longman
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Publish Date: 3-May-1976
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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