Coreference in dialogue

  • Since the early days of discourse analysis coreference has always been considered a major factor in the formation of texts and dialogues. The repetition of nominal elements and the anaphoric use of pronouns in successive sentences is a fundamental cohesive pattern which ties sentences together and contributes to the coherence of sequences. "La coherence transphrastique trouve dans la pronominalisation un des procedes les plus efficaces" (Stati 1990, 160). The basic structural pattern on which linguists focused their interest in the early 1970s is captured by the following examples: (1) A man entered the house. After closing the door, the man sat down. He was tired. (2) Peter The man entered the house. He was tired. He ...

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Author:Gerd Fritz
Parent Title (German):Beiträge zur Dialogforschung ; Bd. 13, Dialogue analysis: units, relations, and strategies beyond the sentence : contributions in honour of Sorin Stati's 65th birthday / ed. by Edda Weigand. In collab. with Eckhard Hauenherm
Publisher:Max Niemeyer Verlag
Place of publication:Tübingen
Document Type:Part of a Book
Date of Publication (online):2009/11/10
Year of first Publication:1997
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2009/11/10
GND Keyword:Dialog; Kommunikationsanalyse
Page Number:15
First Page:75
Last Page:88
Source: ; (in:) Edda Weigand: Dialogue analysis: units, relations and strategies beyond the sentence : contributions in honour of Sorin Stati's 65th birthday. - Tübingen: 19
Dewey Decimal Classification:4 Sprache / 40 Sprache / 400 Sprache
Sammlungen:Germanistik / GiNDok
BDSL-Klassifikation:02.00.00 Deutsche Sprachwissenschaft (in Auswahl) / BDSL-Klassifikation: 02.00.00 Deutsche Sprachwissenschaft > 02.02.00 Studien
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht