You Can Say That Again: Repetition in Alacatlatzala Mixtec

Statement of Responsibility:
Anderson, Lynn
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Date:
1993
Publisher:
Summer Institute of Linguistics, Inc.
Part Of Series:
SIL Mexico Workpapers 10
Extent:
pages 38-53
Description:
A discussion of repetition in Alacatlatzala Mixtec narrative discourse. This construction appears frequently in both oral and written narratives, although it is more common in oral, and takes the form of various kinds of paraphrase. It is used to control information flow, for semantic effect and as a rhetorical device.
Publication Status:
Published
Country:
Mexico
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Subject:
Discourse structure
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Entry Number:
10893