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Can We Ever See the Speaker's Coordinates in the C‐layer?

Alessandra Giorgi

in About the Speaker: Towards a Syntax of Indexicality

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199571895
eISBN:
9780191722073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571895.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

I concluded in the previous chapter that the Complementizer‐layer includes a position for the speaker's temporal coordinate. The issue I consider here is whether this position can ever be overtly ... More


Expressing the selves: Subject splits and viewpoint hierarchies in multiple-perspective constructions

Sonja Zeman

in Expressing the Self: Cultural Diversity and Cognitive Universals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198786658
eISBN:
9780191828966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786658.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

By drawing parallels to neuro-philosophical approaches to self-consciousness that give up the notion of an a priori psychological self, Zeman argues that linguistic self-reference does not reflect ... More


Managing epistemicity among the Yucatec Mayas (Mexico)

Olivier Le Guen

in Metacognitive Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198789710
eISBN:
9780191841675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789710.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Many studies have supported the idea that human interaction relies on cooperation and joint action, implying that everyday communication has primarily a social motivation. According to Grice, ... More


Nominalization, knowledge, and information source in Aguaruna (Jivaroan)1

Simon E. Overall

in The Grammar of Knowledge: A Cross-Linguistic Typology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198701316
eISBN:
9780191770593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701316.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Language Families

Aguaruna speakers maintain a rich oral culture in which traditional knowledge is embodied in stories and songs. Narratives are characterized by elaborate clause-chaining constructions making use of ... More


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