On the Semantics of Discourse Relations

  title={On the Semantics of Discourse Relations},
  author={Laure Vieu},
In this paper, I examine the division of labour between discourse semantics and information packaging and reconsider the schemata for the semantics of veridical discourse relations given in SDRT. On the basis of studies of the phenomena of discourse relation blocking, I claim that one cannot reduce the semantics of discourse relations to their content-level… CONTINUE READING