Discourse features of Zanaki

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Date:
2011
Extent:
63 pages
Publication Status:
Draft (posted 'as is' without peer review)
Table of Contents:
Contents Texts 3 1. Event line construction 4 1.1 Background 4 1.2 Foreground 6 1.3 Highlighting 9 1.4 Points of Departure 12 1.4.1 Situational 12 1.4.2 Referential 15 2. Intersentential Connectives 17 2.1 Default 17 2.2 Marking new developments 19 2.3 Marking the resumption of the theme line 20 2.4 Other connectives 21 3. Sentence Articulation 23 3.1 Topic-Comment 23 3.2 Identificational 24 3.3 Presentational 26 4. Participant Reference 27 4.1 Participant Introduction 27 4.2 Reactivation of participants after an absence 31 4.3 Further reference to active participants 33 4.4 Pronouns 37 4.5 Movement of participants 40 5. Reported Speech 43 5.1 Direct and Indirect Speech 43 5.2 Speech orienters 44 6. Notes 48
Country:
Tanzania
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Subject:
narrative
Discourse analysis
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Entry Number:
42951