Centering and Pronominal Reference: In Dialogue, In Spanish

Abstract

This paper describes an application of Centering Theory (Grosz et al. 1995) to dialogue in Spanish. Centering is a theory of local focus and local discourse coherence. It also relates focus in discourse to choice of referring expression. In this paper, I discuss the analysis of nine task-oriented conversations. The main aim of the paper is to establish… (More)

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