ERIC Number: EJ243737
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981
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The Role of Major Referents and Sentence Topics in the Construction of Passage Macrostructure.
Kieras, David E.
Discourse Processes, v4 n1 p1-15 Jan-Mar 1981
Demonstrates that (1) in a theory of comprehension, global coherence must refer not just to the availability of a macrostructure, but also to its ease of construction; and (2) the topic-comment assignment at the sentence level can be an important influence on the reader's perception of the passage topic. (FL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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