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On the Interplay of Syntax and Information Structure

Bettelou Los, María José López-Couso and Anneli Meurman-Solin

in Information Structure and Syntactic Change in the History of English

Published in print June 2012 | ISBN: 9780199860210
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199949601 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860210.003.0001

Series: Oxford Studies in the History of English

On the Interplay of Syntax and Information Structure

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This chapter begins with a description of the terms and definitions used in the relatively field of information structure. It then discusses what the study of syntactic change can tell us about information structure and vice versa, and challenges of research into discourse and information structure. An overview of the subsequent chapters is also presented.

Keywords: terms; definitions; information structure; syntactic change; discourse

Chapter.  8444 words. 

Subjects: Linguistics

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