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Published by Institute for Language Technology & Artificial Intelligence in Tilburg .
Written in English


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SeriesITK dissertation series -- 1995-2, TILDIL dissertation series -- 1995-2
ContributionsInstitute for Language Technology and Artificial Intelligence.
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Open LibraryOL19784922M

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Presuppositions and Discourse Book Summary: Undoubtedly, presupposition theory is a major chapter in the success story of dynamic semantics. This book features papers on this topic based on a conference on "Presupposition" convened in Stuttgart in October Undoubtedly, presupposition theory is a major chapter in the success story of dynamic semantics. A conference on the topic thus also seemed to us the ideal birthday present for one of the founding fathers of dynamic semantics, our teacher and friend Hans Kamp, on his 60th birthday. Some presupposition triggers, like too, seem to be obligatory in discourses where the presupposition they induce is explicitely expressed. We show that this phenomenon concerns a larger class than is usually acknowledged, and suggest that this class corresponds to the class of presupposition triggers that have no asserted by: 6. Parentheses do not affect the semantic truth conditions of the host clause, but they do affect the discourse structure. We propose a maximally simple update system for the conversational context. Presuppositions are treated as past requests for the interlocutor’s consent. Parentheticals act like overt presuppositions unless they are linearly last in the utterance, in which case they can be.

Fairclough and Wodak () discuss presupposition at a discourse level where some implicit claims are taken for granted in the explicit meaning of a text or utterance. presupposition. Iterability refers to the "repeatability" of certain textual fragments, to citation in its broadest sense to include not only explicit allusions, references, and quotations within a discourse, but also unannounced sources and influences, cliches, phrases in the air, and traditions. That is to say, every. Presupposition triggers that disallow accommodation are called anaphoric presupposition triggers. Presupposition in critical discourse analysis. Critical discourse analysis (CDA) is a broad study belonging to not one research category. It focuses on identifying presuppositions of an abstract nature from varying perspectives.   Discourse analysis (DA) is a broad field of study that draws some of its theories and methods of analysis from disciplines such as linguistics, sociology, philosophy and psychology.

Undoubtedly, presupposition theory is a major chapter in the success story of dynamic semantics. This book features papers on this topic based on a conference on "Presupposition" convened in . Constraints on Discourse (English for Experts Book 4) - Kindle edition by Sandulescu, C. George. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Constraints on Discourse (English for Experts Book 4).Author: C. George Sandulescu. uated in the discourse participants’ common ground; most presuppositions hold only in speci c contexts, so one always needs to know at least what the background store of knowledge is in order to evaluate them. Karttunen () and Soames () de ne a related notion of utterance presupposition. Lee "The Presupposition and Discourse Functions of the Japanese Particle Mo" por Sachiko Shudo disponible en Rakuten Kobo. First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.