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ERIC Number: EJ621522
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0097-8507
The Referential Status of Clefts.
Hedberg, Nancy
Language, v76 n4 p891-920 Dec 2000
Shows how the subject pronoun in a cleft sentence together with the cleft clause function pragmatically as a discontinuous definite description. Presents a new syntactic analysis of clefts, which treats the cleft clause as an extraposed complement of the cleft subject pronoun, adjoined to the clefted constituent. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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