By Monika Schwarz-Friesel, Manfred Consten, Mareile Knees
This quantity includes a cautious choice of papers keen on real study questions about anaphoric reference, an issue of present curiosity with a number of linguistic subdisciplines. this can be mirrored during this booklet because it methodically covers greatly invested techniques from cognitive, neurolinguistic, formal and computational views, every one contribution representing the respective ‘state of the paintings’ on a excessive theoretical and empirical point. the amount includes 3 thematic elements: Anaphors in Cognitive, textual content- and Discourse Linguistics; The Syntax and Semantics of Anaphors; and Neurolinguistic stories at the reception of anaphoric reference. The contributions examine numerous Indo-European languages.
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I have further shown that some anaphoric occurrences with explicit antecedents in text apparently share some characteristics of IA. Besides, it has been shown, that the traditional view of anaphora as a means of referential continuity with topical function and the availability of given information has to be revised. Taking a procedural perspective concerning the thematic development and information Monika Schwarz-Friesel distribution in text, I have illustrated that both direct and indirect anaphors may add new information to the mental files of the referents in the text-world model.
2005: 372) 6. 75% in Experiment 2 (English) – with no significant differences in response accuracy as between conditions. This suggests that in the Implicit conditions, Statements referring to peripheral referents did not cause a higher error rate than their nuclear counterparts. The average reading times for the critical second dialogue turn are shown in Figure 1 for the French Experiment 1, and in Figure 2 for the English experiment 2. As is evident from Indirect pronominal anaphora in English and French these Figures, the target utterances were read slightly more slowly in the Nuclear Implicit conditions than in the Nuclear Explicit ones, resulting in a statistically non-significant difference.
The average reading times for the critical second dialogue turn are shown in Figure 1 for the French Experiment 1, and in Figure 2 for the English experiment 2. As is evident from Indirect pronominal anaphora in English and French these Figures, the target utterances were read slightly more slowly in the Nuclear Implicit conditions than in the Nuclear Explicit ones, resulting in a statistically non-significant difference. There was no difference (as expected) between the reading times in the two Explicit conditions.
Anaphors in Text: Cognitive, Formal and Applied Approaches to Anaphoric Reference by Monika Schwarz-Friesel, Manfred Consten, Mareile Knees