By Tanya Reinhart
First released in 1983, this e-book examines anaphora — a principal factor in linguistic thought because it lies on the crossroads of a number of significant difficulties. at the one hand it's believed that an analogous stipulations that govern the translation of anaphora additionally govern syntactic circulation principles yet at the different, whereas anaphora is understood to engage with quite a few discourse and semantic issues, it additionally offers a transparent example of the dependency of the semantic interpretation of sentences upon semantic homes of average language. This booklet has significant objectives: the 1st is a entire research of sentence-level anaphora that addresses the questions posed above, and the second one is an exam of the wider problems with the family among the structural homes of sentences and their semantic interpretation in the hypotheses of the autonomy of syntax and of interpretative semantics proven through Chomsky.
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Anaphora and Semantic Interpretation: Volume 3 (Routledge Library Editions: Semantics and Semiology) by Tanya Reinhart