Questions in Discourse Lecture 2: Focus and Topic: Attending to Relevant Alternatives

  • Craige Roberts NASSLLI
  • Published 2012

Abstract

There are many respects in which the conventional content of an utterance reflects speaker assumptions about the context of utterance and the relation between that context and the intended interpretation of the utterance. Taken together, these constitute what Vallduví (1992,1993) called the Information Packaging of the utterance, aka its Information… (More)

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