Predicting perspectival orientation for appositives

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1 Introduction In Harris & Potts 2009, we present corpus and experimental evidence indicating that (i) appositives and expressives are generally speaker-oriented — i.e., they are generally intended to convey speaker commitments and generally interpreted as such — but that (ii) certain discourse conditions can counteract this preference to such a degree that… (More)

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