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The effects of linguistic and non-linguistic context on the deictic interpretation of noun phrases

@inproceedings{Foster1988TheEO,
  title={The effects of linguistic and non-linguistic context on the deictic interpretation of noun phrases},
  author={D. Foster},
  year={1988}
}
Definite noun phrases (NP's), proper names, and third person pronouns are not consistently interpreted deictically. Furthermore, these three types and first and second person pronouns, or potentially deictic NP's (PDNP's), allow various deictic interpretations. PDNP's, whether deictic or not, may be interpreted as pertaining to the universe of discourse that each text creates, the situation of writing in which the text is created, or the attitudes of the writer towards the referent of a… Expand

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