Connectives as Discourse Landmarks

Connectives as Discourse Landmarks

eBook - 2007
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This set of eleven articles, by linguists from four different European countries and a variety of theoretical backgrounds, takes a new look at the discourse functions of a number of English connectives, from simple coordinators (and, but) to phrases of varying complexity (after all, the fact is that). Using authentic spoken and written data from varied sources, the authors explore the ways in which current uses of connectives result from the interaction of syntax, semantics and prosody, both over time and through diversity of discourse situations. Most adopt an integrative approach in which sp.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., Ă2007
ISBN: 9781282152915
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 212 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Huart, Ruth
Celle, Agnáes


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