ERIC Number: EJ542957
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Discussion Note: Response to Abbott.
Ward, Gregory; Birner, Betty J.
Language, v73 n1 p109-12 Mar 1997
Argues that Abbott's reservations arise largely from assuming that the term "hearer-new" must be restricted to its original use as defined in Prince (1992). Also argues that if "hearer-new" may be extended to encompass a wider range of "entities" (including events, attributes, etc.) and greater flexibility in its potential applications, then many ways exist in which information may be new to the hearer. (Nine references) (CK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For Abbott's article, see FL 526 919.