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I will try to summarize here a few ideas and questions that have arisen from efforts over the past few years to develop a model of what I call verbalization: the set of processes by which a person converts nonverbal knowledge into a verbal output. I have been thinking mainly in terms of a person who has experienced somethin~ which he later decides to tell(More)
introduced by Ray Jackendoff (1983), also has considerable influence on the work of many construction grammarians (p. 191-192). Construction Grammar is no longer a new theory in linguistics but a tradition with respectable history since the late sixties (p. 123). This review highlights the work of Jan-Michaelis in the volume. This theory claims that the(More)
Recently there has developed a great deal of interest in the differences between written and spoken language. I joined this trend a little more than a year ago, and have been exploring not only what the specific differences are, but also the reasons why they might exist. The approach I have taken has been to look for differences between the situations and(More)
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