Discourse Features of New Testament Greek: A Coursebook on the Information Structure of New Testament Greek

Statement of Responsibility:
Levinsohn, Stephen H
Edition:
Second Edition
Date:
2000
Publisher:
SIL International
Publisher Place:
Dallas
Extent:
xi, 316 pages
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:

Preface
Introduction
Abbreviations

Part I: Constituent Order

  1. Coherence and Discontinuities
  2. Points of Departure
  3. Constituent Order in the Comment
  4. More on Constituent Order

Part II: Sentence Conjunctions

  1. Kai and Ae in Narrative
  2. Tote, Non-Conjunctive Kai, and Te Solitarium
  3. Thematic Development in Non-Narrative Text

Part III: Patterns of Reference

  1. Participant Reference
  2. The Article with Substantives

Part IV: Backgrounding and Highlighting Devices

  1. Backgrounding of Sentences
  2. Backgrounding Within Sentences
  3. Highlighting and the Historical Present

Part V: The Reporting of Conversation

  1. The Default Strategy for Reporting Conversations
  2. More on Reported Conversations in the Synoptic Gospels and Acts
  3. Reported Conversations in John’s Gospel
  4. Three Ways of Reporting Speech

Part VI: Boundary Features

Appendix
Suggested Answers to Illustrative Passages
Glossary
References
Index of Scripture References
Index of Topics

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Subject:
Discourse structure
Textbooks
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Entry Number:
386