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ERIC Number: ED250708
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Language Use, Language Ability, and Language Development: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1984 (Vol. 45 Nos. 1 through 6).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 32 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) textual relations within the written and spoken modes; (2) the construction of stance in conflict narrative; (3) the relational base theory of phrase structure; (4) the structure and function of "one"-anaphora in English; (5) the relevance of focus and ground in semantic analysis; (6) the formal grammar of switch-reference; (7) lexical representations and the semantics of complementation; (8) the semantics of English spatial prepositions; (9) aspects of poetic metaphor; (10) self-creating narrative in film and fiction; (11) play and language in premature infants; (12) the subject and infinitival complementation in English; (13) aspect, word order, and voice; (14) the intelligibility of political metaphors; (15) language in oral histories; (16) a grammar of the English comparative; (17) pitch-prosody patterns in three-, four-, and five-year-old children; (18) linguistic representation and the determinacy of sense; (19) models of gap-location in the human language processor; and (20) the effect of pictures on word acquisition and comprehension in beginning reading. (FL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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