ERIC Number: EJ542956
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Definiteness and Existentials.
Language, v73 n1 p103-08 Mar 1997
Discusses Prince's (1992) reanalysis of the information status of noun phrases (NPs) into two cross-cutting distinctions, one between NPs denoting entities that are new or old with respect to the discourse and another between NPs denoting entities that, in the speaker's estimation, are new or old with respect to the addressee. (Nine references) (CK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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