Focus or narrative constructions? : Morphosyntactically marked focus constructions in some Gur and Kwa languages

  • 0. Introduction 1. Observations concerning the structure of morphosyntactically marked focus constructions 1.1 First observation: SF vs. NSF asymmetry 1.2 Second observation: NSF-NAR parallelism 1.3 Affirmative ex-situ focus constructions (SF, NSF), and narrative clauses (NAR) 2. Grammaticalization 2.1 Cleft hypothesis 2.2 Movement hypothesis 2.3 Narrative hypothesis 2.3.1 Back- or Foregrounding? 2.3.2 Converse directionality of FM and conjunction 3. Language specific analysis 4. Conclusionary remarks References

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Author:Ines FiedlerGND, Anne SchwarzORCiDGND
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-1134338
Parent Title (German):International Workshop: Topic and Focus: Information Structure and Grammar in African Languages. - Amsterdam: 3. - 4.10.2004
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2009/10/13
Year of first Publication:2004
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2009/10/13
GND Keyword:Informationsstruktur
Source:Vortrag International Workshop: Topic and Focus: Information Structure and Grammar in African Languages. - Amsterdam: 3. - 4.10.2004
HeBIS-PPN:219442606
Dewey Decimal Classification:4 Sprache / 40 Sprache / 400 Sprache
Sammlungen:Linguistik
Linguistik-Klassifikation:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Grammatikforschung / Grammar research
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht