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Targetive Cues to a Target

Leonard Talmy

in The Targeting System of Language

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262036979
eISBN:
9780262343169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036979.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Targetive cues are properties exhibited by a speaker’s intended target itself. They help guide the hearer toward singling that target out. Where the target is speech-external, the targetive cues are ... More


Introduction

Edward Gibson and Neal J. Pearlmutter

in The Processing and Acquisition of Reference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015127
eISBN:
9780262295888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015127.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book, a collection of work presented in a special session at the Sixteenth Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing held in 2003, focuses on language processing and language ... More


Investigating the Interpretation of Pronouns and Demonstratives in Finnish: Going beyond Salience

Elsi Kaiser and John C. Trueswell

in The Processing and Acquisition of Reference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015127
eISBN:
9780262295888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015127.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter examines antecedent accessibility and salience in reference by focusing on the interpretation of pronouns and demonstratives in Finnish. It compares two third-person anaphoric forms ... More


Not All Subjects Are Born Equal: A Look at Complex Sentence Structure

Eleni Miltsakaki

in The Processing and Acquisition of Reference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015127
eISBN:
9780262295888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015127.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter examines antecedent accessibility and salience within the framework of Centering Theory, based on the traditional accessibility/salience hierarchy for referential forms. In particular, ... More


Defaults in context

Kasia M. Jaszczolt

in Meaning in Linguistic Interaction: Semantics, Metasemantics, Philosophy of Language

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199602469
eISBN:
9780191815867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602469.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Chapter 3 revisits the concept of default interpretations, addressing the question of context-independent and context-driven salience, the role of salience in primary meanings, and presents some ... More


The interplay of recipient design and salience in shaping speaker’s utterance

Istvan Kecskes

in Reference and Representation in Thought and Language

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198714217
eISBN:
9780191782626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714217.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter argues that a speaker’s utterance is not just recipient design. While fitting words into actual situational contexts, speakers are driven not only by the intent that the hearer recognize ... More


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