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A study of discourse-functional constraints on the use of a marked syntactic construction. Argues that inversion in clauses serves an information-packaging function, linking familiar and unfamiliar information in the discourse. Demonstrates a correlation between a well-defined type of giveness and c

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780815325567
ISBN-10: 0815325568
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 146mm x 20mm)
Pages: 187
Imprint: Garland Publishing Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 6-Nov-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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