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Word Order in Greek Tragic Dialogue

Helma Dik

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279296
eISBN:
9780191706905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279296.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book approaches word order in Greek tragic dialogue from the perspective of language rather than metre. The tragic poets engaged in mimesis of natural dialogue; therefore the analysis of the ... More


The Syntax of Sentential Stress

Arsalan Kahnemuyipour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199219230
eISBN:
9780191711800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219230.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This book explores the nature of sentential stress, how it is assigned, and its interaction with information structure. The central thesis is that the position of sentential or nuclear stress — the ... More


Pension Fund Activism: The Double‐Edged Sword

Brad M. Barber

in The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573349
eISBN:
9780191721946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573349.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Many public pension funds engage in activism by using their pooled ownership of stock to affect changes in the corporations they own. The merits of activism depend on (1) the conflicts of interest ... More


Accounting for Word Order Variation in Greek

Helma Dik

in Word Order in Greek Tragic Dialogue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279296
eISBN:
9780191706905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279296.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the important difference between a given-new distinction on the one hand, and the concepts of Topic and Focus on the other. It introduces the basic concepts that form the ... More


Enter Dialogue: Questions in Sophocles and Euripides

Helma Dik

in Word Order in Greek Tragic Dialogue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279296
eISBN:
9780191706905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279296.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that in both Sophocles and Euripides, questions show a distribution of pragmatically marked information over the clause that is compatible with a Topic-Focus-verb pattern. The ... More


Sentential stress and information structure

Arsalan Kahnemuyipour

in The Syntax of Sentential Stress

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199219230
eISBN:
9780191711800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219230.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter considers sentences uttered in non-neutral contexts. An additional rule, namely the Focus Stress Rule, is proposed to handle the interaction between sentential structure and information ... More


Parallels between Wh and Focus

Silvio Cruschina

in Discourse-Related Features and Functional Projections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759613
eISBN:
9780199932658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759613.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

In this chapter it is proposed that the position of the focus within the clause depends on the peripheral focus projection with which the relevant discourse‐related feature is associated, either at ... More


Word Order in Sicilian

Silvio Cruschina

in Discourse-Related Features and Functional Projections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759613
eISBN:
9780199932658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759613.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 2 is devoted to a detailed description of Sicilian word order variation. It is argued that word order alternations consistently correspond to overt manifestations of the different information ... More


Focus Fronting in Romance: A Comparison

Silvio Cruschina

in Discourse-Related Features and Functional Projections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759613
eISBN:
9780199932658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759613.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 3 investigates the similarities and the differences between Sicilian FF and FF in other Romance varieties. When compared to these languages, Sicilian proves to behave differently in that ... More


Introduction

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/9780199665303.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides an overview of the research questions addressed in this book. Set in the theoretical framework of generative syntax, and based on an in-depth investigation of the Pseudogapping ... More


Conclusion

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/9780199665303.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter summarizes the analysis proposed in this book. The main proposal put forward is that various instances of Ellipsis such as Pseudogapping, VP Ellipsis, Gapping, Sluicing, and NP Ellipsis ... More


The Oxford Turkish Grammar

Gerjan van Schaaik

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851509
eISBN:
9780191886102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851509.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

The point of departure of this book is the fundamental observation that actual conversations tend to consist of loosely connected, compact, and meaningful chunks built on a noun phrase, rather than ... More


Converging Indiewood: Spike Jonze, Propaganda Films, and the Emergence of Specialty Film Giant USA Films

Yannis Tzioumakis

in ReFocus: The Films of Spike Jonze

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447621
eISBN:
9781474476669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447621.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the production background of Jonze’s first feature film, Being John Malkovich. Jonze put Being John Malkovich together with the participation of both production companies and ... More


Forgoing Forgiveness

Bill Puka

in Before Forgiving: Cautionary Views of Forgiveness in Psychotherapy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195145205
eISBN:
9780199848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145205.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter presents several alternatives to forgiveness. It also describes several alternatives and better paths toward forgetting, mental health, and reconciliation. The ethical concerns include ... More


The Indie in Focus

Gary Needham

in Brokeback Mountain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633821
eISBN:
9780748651252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633821.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the industrial location of Brokeback Mountain. Specifically, it examines the film as one of the key productions in the short history of Universal's specialty division, Focus ... More


‘Indie’

Glyn Davis

in Far from Heaven

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637782
eISBN:
9780748670864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637782.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the shifting landscape of independent cinema in the United States over the last twenty years, charting the development of the realm known as ‘Indiewood’. It specifically ... More


Achieving Spoken Communication with Computers

Ronnie W. Smith and D. Richard Hipp

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195091878
eISBN:
9780197560686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195091878.003.0003
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

The most sophisticated and efficient means of communication between humans is spoken natural language (NL). It is a rare circumstance when two people choose to ... More


Foundational Work in Integrated Dialog Processing

Ronnie W. Smith and D. Richard Hipp

in Spoken Natural Language Dialog Systems: A Practical Approach

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195091878
eISBN:
9780197560686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195091878.003.0004
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

Building a working spoken natural language dialog system is a complex challenge. It requires the integration of solutions to many of the important subproblems of ... More


Dialog Processing Theory

Ronnie W. Smith and D. Richard Hipp

in Spoken Natural Language Dialog Systems: A Practical Approach

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195091878
eISBN:
9780197560686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195091878.003.0005
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

Consider the following dialog situation. The computer is providing a human user with assistance in fixing an electronic circuit that causes a Light Emitting Diode ... More


Parent Involvement and Leadership in Action

Hersilia Méndez

in Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169591
eISBN:
9780197562178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169591.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

From its founding in 1853, The Children’s Aid Society (CAS) identified parent leadership and involvement as a win-win strategy and incorporated it as one ... More


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