Cheyenne Major Constituent Order

Statement of Responsibility:
Leman, Elena M
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Date:
1999
Publisher:
Summer Institute of Linguistics
Publisher Place:
Dallas
Extent:
xi, 95 pages
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations

  1. Introduction
  2. Grammatical Overview
  3. 2.1 Obviation
    2.2 Verb Inflection
    2.3 Pronominal Prefixes and Inverse Markers
    2.4 Indirect Object

  4. A Typological Perspective
  5. 3.1 Syntactic Role and Constituent Order
    3.2 Semantic Role and Constituent Order
    3.3 Animacy and Constituent Order
    3.4 First Mention and Constituent Order
    3.5 Tomlin's Theme First Principle
    3.6 Tomlin's Animated First Principle
    3.7 Payne's Conbination of Factors
    3.8 Other Combinations

  6. Newsworthy First
  7. 4.1 Newsworthy Contrasted with Other Linguistic Terms
    4.2 Tests for Mithun's Newsworthy First Principle
    4.3 Other Support for Newsworthy First
    4.4 Cognitive Support for the Hypothesis

  8. Experimental Approach to Newsworthy First
  9. 5.1 Introduction to the Experiment
    5.2 Online Video Narration

  10. Results of the Experiment and Newsworthy First
  11. Conclusion
  12. Appendix A. Cumulative Referential Density in Cheyenne
    Appendix B. Diary of Video Experiment Process
    Appendix C. Samples of Cheyenne Texts
    References

Country:
United States
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Work Type:
Subject:
Narrative discourse
Typology
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Entry Number:
1714