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Topic-focus articulation, tripartite structures, and semantic content

Topic-focus articulation, tripartite structures, and semantic content

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Hajicova, Eva. Partee, Barbara Hall. Sgall, Eric , 1926-
Title Statement
Topic-focus articulation, tripartite structures, and semantic content / by Eva Hajicova, Barbara H. Partee, and Petr Sgall.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Dordrecht ;   Boston, MA :   Kluwer Academic Publishers,   1998.  
Physical Medium
p. cm.
Series Statement
Studies in linguistics and philosophy ;v. 71
ISBN
0792352890 (hardback : alk. paper)
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Focus (Linguistics) Grammar, Comparative and general --Topic and comment. Semantics.
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Contents information

Author Introduction

Eva Hajicova(엮은이)

<주제-초점, 삼분 구조, 의미 내용>

Barbara H. Partee(엮은이)

Petr Sgall(엮은이)

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Table of Contents


CONTENTS

Acknowledgements = ⅸ

1 Introduction = 1

 1.1 Objectives = 1

 1.2 Background = 2

 1.3 Plan of the work = 7

2 Towards an investigation of the relation between topic-focus articulation and tripartite structures = 13

 2.1 Tripartite structures : background = 13

 2.2 Tripartite structures and topic-focus structure = 20

  2.2.1 Background = 20

  2.2.2 Which constructions are focus-sensitive? = 24

  2.2.3 Connecting topic-focus structure and domain selection to anaphora, presupposition, and context-dependence = 26

  2.2.4 Topic-focus articulation and its significance in both pragmatic and dynamic semantic interpretation = 29

  2.2.5 Formalization of three basic examples = 30

 2.3 TFA, the anchoring of sentences in context, and semantics = 54

  2.3.1 TFA, communicative dynamism, and contextual boundness = 54

  2.3.2 The semantic relevance of TFA = 60

  2.3.3 Systemic ordering of kinds of complementations = 66

  2.3.4 TFA, presupposition, and reference = 70

  2.3.5 Hierarchical CD and projectivity = 72

  2.3.6 Contrastive topic and left dislocation = 74

  2.3.7 Summary = 75

3 Remarks on common background and shared assumptions = 79

 3.1 Linguistic meaning = 80

 3.2 Compositionality = 87

4 Obstacles to joint work = 91

 4.1 Initial view of obstacles from BHP's perspective = 91

 4.2 Initial obstacles from HS's perspective = 93

 4.3 The partial ordering of communicative dynamism vs recursive branching structure = 95

 4.4 The attachment of only and other focalizers = 98

  4.4.1 HS's view = 99

  4.4.2 BHP's view = 100

5 Dialogue, progressing towards a common basis for discussion = 103

 5.1 Notions of topic and comment, background and focus, and scope = 103

  5.1.1 "Topic-comment" and "background-focus" : two distinctions or one? = 103

  5.1.2 Focus, scope, and background = 106

 5.2 "Focus-sensitivity", "focalizers" : views of what they are = 114

  5.2.1 What is focus-sensitivity? = 114

  5.2.2 Issues in the order of explanation and the hypothesizing of silent focus and/or abstract focalizers = 118

 5.3 The issue of universality/parochiality of TFA = 120

6 Some hypotheses proposed and examined = 129

 6.1 Initial hypotheses = 130

 6.2 Discussion of some problematic cases = 134

  6.2.1 Embedded focus and proxy focus = 134

  6.2.2 The focus of a focalizer = 136

  6.2.3 Taglicht's examples = 138

  6.2.4 Other specific cases = 143

  6.2.5 Focalizer within a noun group = 146

  6.2.6 Summary = 147

 6.3 Focalizers in the topic = 149

  6.3.1 Focus of a focalizer within topic = 149

  6.3.2 Local focus within topic may bear phrasal stress = 155

 6.3.3 Recursivity of TFA vs reoccurring focus of a focalizer within topic = 159

 6.4 Focalizer as the only element of focus = 161

 6.5 Conclusions = 161

  6.5.1 Hypotheses reconsidered = 163

  6.5.2 With or without NP-attachment = 166

  6.5.3 Review of examples = 167

7 Future directions = 171

 7.1 Sentence structure and cognitive content = 171

 7.2 Recursivity of TFA = 172

 7.3 Communicative dynamism as a linear or partial ordering = 173

 7.4 The nature of focus-sensitivity = 174

 7.5 Dependency vs constituency and categorial grammar = 176

 7.6 Other issues open to further discussion = 176

References = 179

List of abbreviations = 197

Name index = 199

Subject index = 203



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