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using a pronoun or similar word instead of repeating a word used earlier

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repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses


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Here, it is worth mentioning a possibility that goes against the traditional analysis regarding use of subjunctive in the nominal clause (que salga viva de la carcel): that the occurrence of salga is not due to the expression of disbelief, no creo (5), but rather, to its anaphoric function in recovering the presupposition from the immediately preceding discourse.
Whenever we contemplate an "alternative possible world" by saying that it realizes the possibility that some thing (or things--Caesar, that cat on the mat, yon tree) somehow differ from the way it or they actually are, we immediately stipulate via the anaphoric back-reference in that it or them fixes the identity of what is at issue with something(s) among the actual formation of the world.
What is interesting is that since demonstratives are unrepeatable, it is only through the intercession of anaphoric devices that they can figure in substitutional inferences, and hence have semantic content as singular terms.
In examples (18a), (19a) and (20a) the anaphoric pronoun can be bound only by the complex NP-internal binder (so the books could only concern the Kowalskis and be written by the the Kowalskis), whereas in examples (18b), (19b) and (20b), the anaphoric pronoun can be bound by both the NP-internal binder and the fronted object (so the books could be about either the Kowalskis or the Nowaks, as Polish anaphoric binding is insensitive to the Specified Subject Condition).
Hardened into monosyllabic Anglo-Saxon simplicity, Titus's last line cuts through the anaphoric web of the Andronici like the knife of his pain.
Demonstrative descriptions with textual antecedent-triggers have been approached from different perspectives for their classification as either text-deictic or anaphoric devices.
In the beginning, x is equipped with a realization matrix that contains its possible realizations (anaphoric or pronominal specifications); (iii) After the completion of each phrase, optimization takes place and might restrict x's realization matrix depending on the respective language and the domain that has been reached As a result, anaphoric specifications might be deleted," (iv) When checking takes place, the optimal realization matrix of x is mapped to PF, where the concrete realization of x is finally determined in a postsyntactic process.
Deriving and measuring group knowledge structure from essays: The etfects of anaphoric reference.
Familiarity is, thus, the property that underlies the anaphoric uses of definite noun phrases (CHRISTOPHERSEN, 1939; HEIM, 1982; KAMP, 1981).
According to Anna Siewierska (2008), only the constructions in which the third person plural is anaphoric to "people", "everyone" or "anyone" are considered to be impersonal and not vague.
The suggested criteria for individuating MWEs are twofold: semantic compositionality degree and syntactic rigidity: in an MWE the binding relation (BR) between the anaphoric pronoun and its antecedent is missing (cp.
In my own work, I demonstrated that ambiguity in anaphoric reference is ubiquitous, through the study of disagreements in annotation, that I pioneered in CL.
As the case is in this extract, the referring expression "the cake" in Elizabeth's perception corresponds with "that cake--the pink one" in Miss Kilman's thought; the intensified verb phrase "really mind it" in Sentence [2] also matches with the emphatic "did mind it" in [3]; and the pronoun "it" in both sentences creates an anaphoric thread as well.
Findings indicate that Direct Instruction (DI) and graphic organizers have positive effects, while cooperative learning, anaphoric cueing, and question generation show promise.
Obligatory XVS structures are formulaic structures which are triggered, among others, by deictic adverbs (9a), enumerative listing conjuncts (10a), anaphoric or additive forms (11a), and where the canonical SVX version is either not grammatical or conveys a different meaning (cf.