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Reference: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Jeanette Gundel and Nancy Hedberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331639
eISBN:
9780199867981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331639.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The ability to produce and understand referring expressions is basic to human language use and human cognition. Reference comprises the ability to think of and represent objects (both real and ... More


Effects of givenness and constraints on free word order *

Stavros Skopeteas and Gisbert Fanselow

in Information Structure: Theoretical, Typological, and Experimental Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570959
eISBN:
9780191721786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570959.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The preference for given information to precede new has already been identified in the earliest studies on information structure within the framework of the Prague School linguistics. In chapter 12 ... More


How focus and givenness shape prosody *

Caroline Féry and Shinichiro Ishihara

in Information Structure: Theoretical, Typological, and Experimental Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570959
eISBN:
9780191721786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570959.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Caroline Féry and Shinichiro Ishihara proposes a model of how syntax and information structure (focus and givenness) shape prosody where prosodic phrasing and tonal effects are kept apart. It is ... More


The Interaction of Focus, Givenness, and Prosody: A Study of Italian Clause Structure

Vieri Samek-Lodovici

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737926
eISBN:
9780191801457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737926.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This book provides an in-depth investigation of contrastive focalization in Italian, showing that its syntactic expression is systematically affected by the syntactic expression of ... More


History

Wolfgang Streeck

in Re-Forming Capitalism: Institutional Change in the German Political Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199573981
eISBN:
9780191702136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573981.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

To many modern social scientists history is accursed and any reasonable person should not give it much attention. Social scientists may even find infusing history into the analysis of social ... More


Marginalization

Vieri Samek-Lodovici

in The Interaction of Focus, Givenness, and Prosody: A Study of Italian Clause Structure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737926
eISBN:
9780191801457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737926.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines Italian marginalization. The name ‘marginalization’ was originally used by Antinucci and Cinque (1977) as a general label for any discourse given constituent found to the right ... More


Right dislocation

Vieri Samek-Lodovici

in The Interaction of Focus, Givenness, and Prosody: A Study of Italian Clause Structure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737926
eISBN:
9780191801457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737926.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides a comprehensive analysis of Italian right dislocation, which is claimed to (i) occur clause externally, (ii) not require clitic doubling, (iii) involve movement. An accurate ... More


Phenomenality and Self-Consciousness

Charles Siewert

in Phenomenal Intentionality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199764297
eISBN:
9780199932191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764297.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on the “Conscious Of” (CO) Principle—that conscious states are states we are conscious of—and its role in theorizing about the relation between phenomenal consciousness and ... More


The Semantics of Focus and Ellipsis

Kirsten Gengel

in Pseudogapping and Ellipsis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665303
eISBN:
9780191748561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665303.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is concerned with the interaction of Focus and Ellipsis in the derivation of Pseudogapping and other elliptical structures. It is argued that the definition of focus in Ellipsis ... More


Serialization of full noun phrases in the history of German

Augustin Speyer

in Clause Structure and Word Order in the History of German

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198813545
eISBN:
9780191851414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813545.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The serialization of object full NPs is relatively free in Modern German. In OHG, the order IO > DO was heavily preferred; the preference weakened only in the ENHG period. The most important factor ... More


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