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Latin Word Order: Structured Meaning and Information

  title={Latin Word Order: Structured Meaning and Information},
  author={A. M. Devine and Laurence D. Stephens},
Word order is not a subject anyone reading Latin can afford to ignore: apart from anything else, word order is what gets one from disjoint sentences to coherent text. Reading a paragraph of Latin without attention to the word order entails losing access to a whole dimension of meaning, or at best using inferential procedures to guess at what is actually overtly encoded in the syntax. This book begins by introducing the reader to the linguistic concepts, formalism and analytical techniques… 
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