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ERIC Number: ED012008
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Jun
Pages: 65
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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INTERROGATION IN ENGLISH AND MANDARIN CHINESE.
ELLIOTT, DALE E.
THE PAPER ANALYZES, FROM THE GENERAL POINT OF VIEW OF TRANSFORMATIONAL THEORY, THE GRAMMAR OF INTERROGATIVE SENTENCES IN AMERICAN ENGLISH AND MANDARIN CHINESE. SEVERAL TYPES OF QUESTIONS ARE RECOGNIZED IN EACH. BOTH LANGUAGES HAVE INTERROGATIVE-WORD QUESTIONS, DISJUNCTIVE QUESTIONS, TAG QUESTIONS, AND NEGATIVE QUESTIONS. "YES-NO" QUESTIONS IN ENGLISH AND SOME "MA" QUESTIONS IN CHINESE ARE EQUIVALENT SEMANTICALLY AND GRAMMATICALLY TO POSITIVE-NEGATIVE DISJUNCTIVE QUESTIONS. THE SEMANTIC NOTION OF THE PRESUPPOSITION TO A QUESTION IS DISCUSSED IN RELATION TO EACH QUESTION TYPE. (IT)
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Education Level: N/A
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Research Foundation.
Identifiers: COLUMBUS; Interrogatives; PROJECT ON LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS; QUESTIONS